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Call for Proposals: Open Trade, Sustainable Investment and Industry.

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Call for Proposals: Open Trade, Sustainable Investment and Industry.

05 January 2022

Call for Proposals

The T20 Policy Brief Abstract submission deadline has been extended to January 17 to attract more submissions. We kindly invite you to submit abstracts of …

The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

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The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

10 January 2022

Jakarta, 10 January: FPCI in collaboration with Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan …

The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

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The Next Chapter of ASEAN and Japan Economic Cooperation in the Post-Pandemic Era

10 January 2022

Japan

Jakarta, 10 January 2022: ERIA, in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan …

Indo-Pacific and the Ascent of SE Asia

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Indo-Pacific and the Ascent of SE Asia

11 January 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: It is clear that the ongoing debate on the importance of the Indo-Pacific is all about which …

Socialisation Workshop on the RCEP E-Commerce Work Plan for Lao PDR

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Socialisation Workshop on the RCEP E-Commerce Work Plan for Lao PDR

12 January 2022

Capacity Building , Lao PDR , Trade

Vientiane, 12 Jan 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) came into force on 1 January 2022, with a chapter dedicated to e-commerce (Chapter 12). …

ASEAN's Road to Recovery with Dr Aladdin Rillo | ASEAN Insights Podcast

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ASEAN's Road to Recovery with Dr Aladdin Rillo | ASEAN Insights Podcast

17 January 2022

ASEAN , COVID-19 , Podcast

In this episode of ASEAN Insights, Dr Aladdin D Rillo, ERIA's Senior Economic Advisor, and ERIA’s Director of Communications and Special Advisor for US-ASEAN …

Regional Governments Key to Tackling Climate Change in Indonesia

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Regional Governments Key to Tackling Climate Change in Indonesia

18 January 2022

Climate Change

By Ms Citra Endah Nur Setyawati, Research Associate and Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East …

Cambodia's Chair: Trust and Tasks Ahead

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Cambodia's Chair: Trust and Tasks Ahead

18 January 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Cambodia's reputation in regional and international affairs has long preceded Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent trip to …

ERIA Joins the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministers' Meeting

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ERIA Joins the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministers' Meeting

19 January 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia

Preah Sihanouk, 19 January 2022: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, virtually attended a hybrid 25th Meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Ministers (25th M-ATM) held …

President Nishimura Speaks at Harvard Conference on New Ways to Approach a New World

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President Nishimura Speaks at Harvard Conference on New Ways to Approach a New World

21 January 2022

Innovation and Technology

Jakarta, 21 January 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the annual event held by the Harvard College in …

A New Chapter in Japan's Asia Policy

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A New Chapter in Japan's Asia Policy

25 January 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Japan's recently announced new economic doctrine towards Asia has two dimensions. The first has Asean at its core. …

Women Entrepreneurs: Empowering at the Grassroots

Multimedia , News

Women Entrepreneurs: Empowering at the Grassroots

27 January 2022

Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme , Women Participation

Jakarta/Ahmedabad, 27 January 2022: Rural women increasingly run their own enterprises, yet their socio-economic contributions and entrepreneurial potential remain largely unrecognized and untapped. For many …

Myanmar's Crisis and Emerging Traps

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Myanmar's Crisis and Emerging Traps

01 February 2022

Myanmar

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Today is the first anniversary of the Feb 1 seizure of power by the Tatmadaw in Nay …

ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Social and Cultural Community Pillar with the Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport of Cambodia

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ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Social and Cultural Community Pillar with the Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport of Cambodia

02 February 2022

ASEAN , ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community , Cambodia , Courtesy Visit

Tokyo/Phnom Penh, 2 February 2022: HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and Vice-chairman of the Supreme National Economic Council …

Call for Nominations: ASEAN Prize 2022

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Call for Nominations: ASEAN Prize 2022

04 February 2022

Call for Proposals

ASEAN Prize is a regional premier award to recognize the inspiring achievements of ASEAN citizens or ASEAN-based organizations with significant contribution toward ASEAN community-building efforts. …

ERIA Contributes to the OECD Southeast Asia Ministerial Conference Discussions

Multimedia , News

ERIA Contributes to the OECD Southeast Asia Ministerial Conference Discussions

04 February 2022

OECD , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta/Seoul/Paris, 8 February 2022: ASEAN is the third fastest-growing major Asian economy with a combined GDP of USD 3.2 trillion. However, the emergence of …

Thailand Revamps Middle East strategy

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Thailand Revamps Middle East strategy

08 February 2022

Middle East , Thailand

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: After 32 years of frosty relations, the dramatic normalisation of Thai-Saudi diplomatic relations have far-reaching implications for …

ERIA Participates in the OECD Ministerial Conference on SEARP

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ERIA Participates in the OECD Ministerial Conference on SEARP

09 February 2022

OECD

Seoul, 9 February 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the 2nd OECD Ministerial Conference on the Southeast Asia …

RCEP Rules of Origin and What They Mean for Cambodia

Multimedia , News

RCEP Rules of Origin and What They Mean for Cambodia

10 February 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 10 February 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement entered into force on 1 January 2022 with 11 participating states. While expectations …

Call for Proposals: Global Trade and Economic Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World (Deadline Extended)

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Call for Proposals: Global Trade and Economic Recovery in the Post-Pandemic World (Deadline Extended)

11 February 2022

Call for Proposals

Jakarta, 11 February 2022: The Monash Business School (Monash University, Melbourne) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) are inviting research …

Promoting Global Production Value Chain Structural Transformation

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Promoting Global Production Value Chain Structural Transformation

15 February 2022

Capacity Building , Development , Trade

Jakarta, 15 February 2022: The global value chain (GVC) network fosters regional economic transformation, effecting both supply and demand in the manufacturing and services industries. …

Japan’s New Model of Capitalism in an Uncertain World

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Japan’s New Model of Capitalism in an Uncertain World

15 February 2022

Japan

By Prof Shujiro Urata, Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA: The year 2021 began with hope that the successful development of a new …

Indonesia’s G20 Amidst Rising Trade Tensions

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Indonesia’s G20 Amidst Rising Trade Tensions

18 February 2022

G20 , Indonesia , Trade

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia Region: Indonesia’s G20 presidency in 2022 is crucial to the global recovery from the health …

Understanding Rules of Origin: A Training Workshop for Cambodian Officials

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Understanding Rules of Origin: A Training Workshop for Cambodian Officials

22 February 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP , Trade

Phnom Penh, 22 February 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement came into force on 1 January 2022, with the Rules of …

Indonesia’s Challenge in Reviving G20 for (a stronger and inclusive) Global Economic Recovery

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Indonesia’s Challenge in Reviving G20 for (a stronger and inclusive) Global Economic Recovery

22 February 2022

G20 , Indonesia

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The Indonesia G20 Presidency is …

New Pragmatism on the Rise in ASEAN

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New Pragmatism on the Rise in ASEAN

22 February 2022

ASEAN

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: While the Myanmar quagmire will continue to dominate Asean's agenda under Cambodia and future chairs, one must not …

ERIA's Research Institutes Network Online Workshop Series Discuss Growth Strategy for Post COVID-19

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ERIA's Research Institutes Network Online Workshop Series Discuss Growth Strategy for Post COVID-19

25 February 2022

Research Institutes Network

Jakarta/Bangkok, 25 February 2022: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia still face challenges in rebooting economic growth while controlling the spread …

ASEAN Responds to Invasion of Ukraine

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ASEAN Responds to Invasion of Ukraine

01 March 2022

ASEAN

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Russia's all-out invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb 24 offers valuable lessons for the countries in the …

ERIA Expresses Condolences on the Passing of HE Dr Lee O Young

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ERIA Expresses Condolences on the Passing of HE Dr Lee O Young

02 March 2022

Asia Cosmopolitan Awards

Jakarta, 2 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) would like to express our condolences for the passing of HE …

Call for Proposals: Economic Analysis of Large-Scale Deployment of Solar PV with Battery Storage in ASEAN and East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Economic Analysis of Large-Scale Deployment of Solar PV with Battery Storage in ASEAN and East Asia

07 March 2022

Call for Proposals

Jakarta, 7 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on 'Economic Analysis of …

Call for Proposals: Innovative Ways for Financing Renewable Energy Projects in ASEAN and East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Innovative Ways for Financing Renewable Energy Projects in ASEAN and East Asia

09 March 2022

Call for Proposals

Jakarta, 9 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting research proposals for a study on 'Innovative Ways for …

Decarbonization of EAS Region the Focus of 10th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Meeting

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Decarbonization of EAS Region the Focus of 10th Energy Research Institute Network (ERIN) Meeting

09 March 2022

Energy , Energy Research Institutes Network

Jakarta, 9 March 2022: The 10th Energy Research Institutes Network (ERIN) Meeting with the theme ‘Opportunity and Challenges of Decarbonization in the EAS Region’ was …

The Future of Education and Skills in Asia

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The Future of Education and Skills in Asia

10 March 2022

Education , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 10 March 2022: Education is a key pillar of inclusive economic and social development, but as times change, education needs to improve and eradicate …

President of ERIA and Cambodia's Minister of Commerce Launch Monograph on RCEP

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President of ERIA and Cambodia's Minister of Commerce Launch Monograph on RCEP

14 March 2022

Cambodia , RCEP , Trade

Phnom Penh, 14 March 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) became the largest free trade agreement in the world when it was signed in …

Do FTAs Matter for Realising Circular Supply Chains in ASEAN?

Opinions

Do FTAs Matter for Realising Circular Supply Chains in ASEAN?

14 March 2022

Circular Economy , FTA

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): The Asia-Pacific region plays a …

ERIA-ADB SEADS 2022: Women Leaders Driving Sustainable Transformation in ASEAN

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ERIA-ADB SEADS 2022: Women Leaders Driving Sustainable Transformation in ASEAN

16 March 2022

Strategy and Partnership Programme , Women Participation

Jakarta/Manila, 16 March 2022: Despite the severe damage brought by COVID-19, Southeast Asia countries intensified efforts to build back better for a resilient, inclusive, …

ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Pillar with the Minister of Commerce of Cambodia

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ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Pillar with the Minister of Commerce of Cambodia

23 March 2022

ASEAN Economic Community , Cambodia , Comprehensive Asia Development Plan

Jakarta, 23 March 2022, H.E. PAN Sorasak, Minister of Commerce (MOC), Cambodia, and Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and …

ERIA Supports Conducive Indonesian Trade Policies

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ERIA Supports Conducive Indonesian Trade Policies

25 March 2022

G20 , Indonesia , Trade

Jakarta, 25 March 2022: ERIA’s COO, Mr Koji Hachiyama, and Dr Lili Yan Ing, ERIA’s Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia, met with Mr Bayu …

ERIA Presents at the First G20 Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Yogyakarta

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ERIA Presents at the First G20 Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Yogyakarta

25 March 2022

G20

Yogyakarta, 25 March 2022: Indonesia’s G20 Presidency is eager to set its priorities through three pillars: global health, digital economic transformation, and energy transitions, envisaging …

G20 and RCEP Key to Powering Global Recovery and Development

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G20 and RCEP Key to Powering Global Recovery and Development

27 March 2022

G20 , RCEP

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia Region, and Prof Mari Pangestu World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships: There …

Leveraging Digital Transformation for Stronger and Smarter World Economic Recovery

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Leveraging Digital Transformation for Stronger and Smarter World Economic Recovery

28 March 2022

Digital Transformation , G20

Berlin, 28 March 2022: The digital transformation – the adoption of online business models and the general shift of economic and social activities online - …

ERIA Launches Entrepreneurship, Start-ups, and Innovation (E-S-I) Knowledge Lab

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ERIA Launches Entrepreneurship, Start-ups, and Innovation (E-S-I) Knowledge Lab

28 March 2022

Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Jakarta, 28 March 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) launched the Entrepreneurship, Start-ups and Innovation (E-S-I) Knowledge Lab today as …

ERIA Presents at the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

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ERIA Presents at the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

30 March 2022

G20

Solo, 30 March 2022: The G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group (TIIWG) is one of the 13 working groups that are part of the …

ERIA Mourns the Loss of H.E. Ambassador Kamsiah Kamaruddin, Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN

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ERIA Mourns the Loss of H.E. Ambassador Kamsiah Kamaruddin, Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN

31 March 2022

Jakarta, 31 March 2022: It is with heartfelt sadness that ERIA announces the loss of H.E. Ambassador Kamsiah Kamaruddin, Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to ASEAN …

A Framework for Ongoing Commitments to RCEP Success

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A Framework for Ongoing Commitments to RCEP Success

05 April 2022

RCEP

By Prof Fukunari Kimura, ERIA's Chief Economist: For member states of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) its signing, ratification and being in effect are …

How to Survive in a Binary World

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How to Survive in a Binary World

05 April 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Like it or not, we are today living in a bifurcated world as never seen before. In …

How G20 Can Ensure Digital Transformation: Development for All?

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How G20 Can Ensure Digital Transformation: Development for All?

06 April 2022

Digital Transformation , G20

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia Region: In 2016, the top 1% of the world’s population owned half of the global …

ERIA, IEA, and ECA Support Inclusiveness at Indonesia’s G20

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ERIA, IEA, and ECA Support Inclusiveness at Indonesia’s G20

08 April 2022

G20

Jakarta, 8 April 2022: Indonesia’s presidency of the G20 is happening at a very important moment in history when the world is facing multiple, critical …

Pondering ASEAN'S future beyond 2025

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Pondering ASEAN'S future beyond 2025

12 April 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Beyond 2025, what will Asean be like? Will the grouping become less relevant as many political pundits …

ERIA Meets the Government of Indonesia on AFAS Implementation

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ERIA Meets the Government of Indonesia on AFAS Implementation

14 April 2022

ASEAN , Services

Jakarta, 14 April 2022: The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) is an initiative designed to promote regional integration and the services sector in ASEAN. …

ERIA, OECD, and UNESCAP Support Indonesia’s G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

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ERIA, OECD, and UNESCAP Support Indonesia’s G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group

14 April 2022

G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 14 April 2022: Dr Lili Yan Ing, ERIA’s Lead Advisor on Southeast Asia met with Mr Reza Pahlevi, Director of APEC Negotiations and International …

Investing in Nature Based Solutions to Tackle Triple Plenary Crisis

Opinions

Investing in Nature Based Solutions to Tackle Triple Plenary Crisis

19 April 2022

Sustainable Development Goals

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA): For the past 50 years, April …

ASEAN-US to Meet Amid Great Challenges

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ASEAN-US to Meet Amid Great Challenges

19 April 2022

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: After more than six months of negotiations, the US and Asean have finally agreed that their leaders …

ERIA Supports G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry

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ERIA Supports G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry

21 April 2022

G20

Jakarta, 21 April 2022: A follow-up discussion on Indonesia’s Group of Twenty (G20) presidency, particularly regarding the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group (TII-WG) …

ERIA Holds 14th Academic Advisory Council (AAC) Meeting

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ERIA Holds 14th Academic Advisory Council (AAC) Meeting

21 April 2022

Academic Advisory Council

Jakarta, 21 April 2022: The Russian Federation invasion of Ukraine, Cambodia’s chairmanship of ASEAN, and energy transition affordability, amongst others, were the subjects of discussions …

Transposing Lao PDR’s Tariff Reduction Schedule from ASEAN Harmonised Tariff Nomenclature (AHTN) 2017 into 2022

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Transposing Lao PDR’s Tariff Reduction Schedule from ASEAN Harmonised Tariff Nomenclature (AHTN) 2017 into 2022

22 April 2022

ASEAN , Capacity Building , Trade

Jakarta, 22 April 2022: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR, co-hosted a technical training workshop on transposing Lao …

Indonesia’s Trade in Goods Tackled in RCEP Focus Group Discussion

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Indonesia’s Trade in Goods Tackled in RCEP Focus Group Discussion

22 April 2022

RCEP , Trade

Jakarta, 22 April 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is the biggest trading bloc that focuses on creating a modern, comprehensive, high-quality, and mutually …

Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint: A Way to Make Everyday Earth Day

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Offsetting Our Carbon Footprint: A Way to Make Everyday Earth Day

22 April 2022

Energy , Sustainable Development Goals

By Ms Dian Lutfiana and Ms Citra Endah Nur Setyawati, Research Associate: Since 1970, the world has celebrated Earth Day every year on 22 April …

Reaching Out to Provincial Official in Lao PDR for Workshop on ROO

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Reaching Out to Provincial Official in Lao PDR for Workshop on ROO

25 April 2022

Capacity Building , Lao PDR , Trade

Vientiane, 25-29 April 2022: With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) coming into force on 1 January 2022, countries including Lao PDR are looking to …

Experts Meet Ahead of G20 High-Level Policy Dialogue on Trade, Investment, Industry

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Experts Meet Ahead of G20 High-Level Policy Dialogue on Trade, Investment, Industry

27 April 2022

G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 27 April 2022: Several economic experts met in April to prepare for a high-level policy dialogue to be held in mid-July 2022. The High-level …

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