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ERIA Supports Digital Transformation in Trade

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ERIA Supports Digital Transformation in Trade

09 June 2022

Digital Transformation , G20 , Trade

Solo, 9 June 2022: The basic concept of Policy Notes for the Group of Twenty (G20) Trade, Investment, and Industry Working Group (TIIWG) regarding digital …

Ensuring Digital Transformation Development for All

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Ensuring Digital Transformation Development for All

08 June 2022

Digital Transformation , G20 , Trade

Solo, 8 June 2022: Digital transformation, as commonly defined, is the cultural, organisational, and operational change of an organisation, industry, or ecosystem through a smart …

16th Sadli Lecture: Indonesia Faces Challenges in Age of Algorithms

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16th Sadli Lecture: Indonesia Faces Challenges in Age of Algorithms

19 May 2022

Digital Transformation , G20 , Trade

Jakarta, 19 May 2022: Digital transformation is one of the most crucial events that change human life. Installation of robots worldwide has doubled and investments …

ERIA to Partner with the Indonesian MOT and ITAPS-IPB University in Supporting Policymaking and Digital Transformation

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ERIA to Partner with the Indonesian MOT and ITAPS-IPB University in Supporting Policymaking and Digital Transformation

17 May 2022

Trade

Jakarta, 17 May 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and current global geopolitical turbulences have presented serious challenges to global trade. Against this backdrop, a timely trade …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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. …

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). …

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ASEAN Endorses ‘NTM Toolkit’

09 September 2021

ASEAN , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Bandar Seri Begawan, 9 September 2021: Strengthening the ASEAN economy is key to the region’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. One critical element to …

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

Opinions

Three Point Pathway for Promoting Sustainable Palm Oil Production and Trade

01 July 2021

Energy , Sustainable Development Goals , Trade

By Dr Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Director of Research Strategy and Innovation: Since its inception for commercial purposes in early 1900s, palm oil has been promoted …

In the News

New Trend in International Trade

29 November 2020

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Sindo News. Dr Lili Yan Ing was quoted. (Please note that the article is in Indonesian) JAKARTA …

In the News

Trade Liberalization and Chinese Firm’s Exports: Sourcing from Indonesia

22 October 2020

Trade

Note: This article was originally published by Wiley Online Library on 22 October 2020. Dr Lili Yang Ing is acknowledged as the contributing author. …

Online workshop on Pandemic Policy and Economic Growth: Capacity Building for Officials

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Online workshop on Pandemic Policy and Economic Growth: Capacity Building for Officials

19 August 2020

Capacity Building , Trade

Jakarta, 19 August 2020: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme held two days of online workshops, on 13-14 August, on ‘Pandemic, Trade, and Economic Cooperation’, for around …

Pandemic (COVID 19) Policy, Trade and Economic Cooperation

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Pandemic (COVID 19) Policy, Trade and Economic Cooperation

12 August 2020

Capacity Building , COVID-19 , Trade

Vientiane, 11 and 12 August 2020: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme held an online workshop on ‘Pandemic (COVID 19) Policy, Trade and Economic Cooperation’ for around …

How COVID-19 Impacts Indonesia’s Trade

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How COVID-19 Impacts Indonesia’s Trade

30 June 2020

COVID-19 , Indonesia , Trade

By Dr Lili Yan Ing, ERIA's Senior Economist: Previous crises — whether trade driven, financial or economic — teach us that such predicaments hit …

In the News

Market Design for Multilateral Trade of Electricity in ASEAN: A Survey of  the Key Components and Feasibility

06 May 2020

Trade

Note: This article was published in Asian Economic Papers. Dr Yanfei Li is acknowledged as the contributing author . The member states of ASEAN …

In the News

Free-Trade Talks Continue despite the Pandemic

28 April 2020

COVID-19 , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 28 Arpril 2020. ERIA’s research about the FTA between Cambodia and the EAU was …

Canada Encourages ASEAN Countries to Contribute to WTO Reform

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Canada Encourages ASEAN Countries to Contribute to WTO Reform

06 March 2020

Trade

Jakarta, 6 March 2020: In response to the challenges faced by the World Trade Organization (WTO), Canada has encouraged ASEAN member countries to get involved …

News

ERIA Lead Advisor Discusses Indonesia Trade Policy with Surabaya Students

03 March 2020

Seminar , Trade

Surabaya, 3 March 2020: Dr Lili Yan Ing, ERIA’s Lead Advisor for Southeast Asia, attended two discussions with hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from …

In the News

Regional Energy Trade, Cooperation Sought

06 February 2020

Energy , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Himalayan Times s on 6 February 2020. Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia was mentioned …

ASEAN Countries Need to Harmonise Regulations to Improve Trade Performance

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ASEAN Countries Need to Harmonise Regulations to Improve Trade Performance

31 January 2020

Seminar , Think Tank , Trade

Jakarta, 31 January 2020: ASEAN member countries need to harmonize regulations to improve trade performance in the Southeast Asian region. Trade between ASEAN countries is …

In the News

Seminar seeks to promote ASEAN trade, investment

10 January 2020

ASEAN , Trade

Note: This article was published in Vietnam + on 10 January 2020. High-Level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment: ‘Enhancing Intra-ASEAN …

ERIA Takes Part in High-Level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment

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ERIA Takes Part in High-Level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment

10 January 2020

Trade

Hanoi, 10 January 2020: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) participated in the High-level Symposium on Intra-ASEAN Trade and Investment: Enhancing …

In the News

WTO's appellate body becomes dysfunctional

10 December 2019

Trade , WTO

Note: This article was originally published in The Economic Times on 10 December 2019. ERIA’s India Representative for the Governing Board, Mr Rohan Shah was …

In the News

Cambodia-Eurasian Economic Union Launch Report on Feasibility Study on Free Trade Agreement’

09 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Fresh News on 9 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between …

In the News

FTA with EAEU bloc may diversify export market

05 December 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 5 December 2019. The book launching of ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA …

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

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Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

04 December 2019

Cambodia , FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of …

New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

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New Study Shows the Prospects are Good for a Cambodia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement

04 December 2019

FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The report on the ‘Feasibility Study on the FTA Between Kingdom of Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union’ was launched by …

CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

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CSIS and ERIA Hold a Roundtable Discussion on Trade, RCEP, and Innovation

18 November 2019

ASEAN , Trade

Washington, 18 November 2019: The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Southeast Asia Program in Washington, D.C. recently hosted a second roundtable discussion with …

In the News

Tech disrupters key to regional trade

03 November 2019

ASEAN , Thailand , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 3 November 2019. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was featured Asean nations must work …

In the News

Mari Pangestu: Tahun 2020 negara Asia hadapi tantangan lebih berat

29 October 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Antara News on 29 October 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its role as the supporting organisation …

In the News

Trade spat will not affect RCEP: Asean

07 October 2019

ASEAN , RCEP , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Bangkok Post on 7 October 2019. The 8th ERIA Editors' Roundtable which organised by the ERIA and Bangkok …

In the News

Indonesia Matangkan Strategi Perdagangan Hadapi Tantangan Ekonomi Global

04 September 2019

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Tempo on 4 September 2019. ERIA's Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura, was featured. Menteri Perdagangan Enggartiasto Lukita menyatakan, …

In the News

ASEAN nations hope Japan and U.S. can 'shape' behavior of China, Thai expert says

02 August 2019

ASEAN , China , Japan , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Japan Times on 1 August 2019. ERIA Senior Communication Advisor, Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, was featured. BANGKOK – …

In the News

How will China’s surging R&D investment impact hiring?

31 July 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in DSJ Global in July 2019. Dr Yanfei Li was featured. ​In 2018, China’s corporate spending on research and …

In the News

Asean must expedite trade reforms to attract investors, businesses

27 July 2019

ASEAN , Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Borneo Post Online on 27 July 2019. ERIA Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura was featured. KUALA LUMPUR: Asean …

ERIA CBP Holds Workshop on E-commerce in Naypyitaw

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ERIA CBP Holds Workshop on E-commerce in Naypyitaw

15 July 2019

Capacity Building , Trade , Workshop

Nay Pyi Taw, 11-12 July 2019: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme facilitated a workshop in Nay Pyi Taw on 'E-commerce for Trade Negotiators', co-hosted with …

In the News

FSI is represented in Miti’s Council

13 July 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Daily Express on 13 July 2019. ERIA was featured, in regards to its appointment as one of …

In the News

MITI sets up Trade and Industry Advisory Council

27 June 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Edge Market on 27June 2019. ERIA and Dr Intan M. Ramli were appointed to new MITI Advisory …

In the News

MITI establishes new advisory council TIAC

27 June 2019

Malaysia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in New Straits Times on 27June 2019. ERIA and Dr Intan M. Ramli were appointed to new MITI Advisory …

MITI Appoints ERIA Policy Fellow to New Trade and Industry Advisory Council

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MITI Appoints ERIA Policy Fellow to New Trade and Industry Advisory Council

27 June 2019

ERIA , Malaysia , Trade

Kuala Lumpur, 27 June 2019: The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) appointed ERIA Policy Fellow to its new Trade and Industry …

Macroeconomic Policies and Development Challenges Lead Discussion at Asia Regional Roundtable

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Macroeconomic Policies and Development Challenges Lead Discussion at Asia Regional Roundtable

19 June 2019

Seminar , Trade

Jakarta, 18-19 June 2019: Distinguished policy makers, prominent academics, think tank experts, and practitioners from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the ASEAN …

In the News

Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand: a trade agreement with pay off

14 June 2019

ASEAN , Australia , New Zealand , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Blue Notes on 14 June 2019. Prof Fukunari Kimura, ERIA Chief Economist, was featuned. At the end …

ERIA Attends the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

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ERIA Attends the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy

10 June 2019

Digital Economy , Trade

Tsukuba, 8-9 June 2019: A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), headed by the President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was …

Call for Proposals: Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on Trade and Competitiveness in East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on Trade and Competitiveness in East Asia

03 June 2019

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Jakarta, 3 June 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submissions of research proposals for ERIA’s Research Project on ‘Impact …

In the News

‘Strengthening Global Governance & Multilateralism: a Special Mission for the G20 in Osaka’

10 May 2019

Economic Integration , Global Governance and Multilateralism , Governance , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Japan SPOTLIGHT May /June 2019 on May 2019. Ms Anita Prakash, ERIA Director for Policy Relations, is the …

In the News

RPT: ANALYSIS - China-Japan-South Korea FTA Talks Vital Amid Rising Protectionism But Fraught With Hurdles

18 April 2019

China , Japan , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Urdu Point on 18 April 2019. Dr Lurong Chen, ERIA Economist, was featured. SOCHI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik …

In the News

Canada wants more trade with Asean

06 April 2019

ASEAN , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The ASEAN Post on 6 April 2019. ERIA’s research activity was featured. Is an ASEAN-Canada Free …

In the News

Asean task force aims for consensus on joining trade pacts

15 March 2019

Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Nation on 15 March 2019. ERIA’s research activity on NTM was featured With few tangible …

In the News

Ministers vow to conclude talks on Asia-Pacific trade pact in 2019

05 March 2019

China , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily on 5 March 2019. Mr Izuru Kobayashi, ERIA COO, was featured. Trade ministers from China and …

In the News

US-China trade war has done Indonesia more good than harm

06 February 2019

China , Energy , Indonesia , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 6 February 2019. Dr Lili Yan Ing’s opinion article entitled ‘Insight: US-China trade war …

In the News

US-China trade war and Brexit expose ‘complexity’ of global trade

19 November 2018

China , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Irish Times on 19 November 2018. ERIA Chief Economist Prof Fukunari Kimura was featured discussing the dangers …

In the News

Mendag Ungkap 2 Kunci buat Kuasai Industri e-Commerce Dunia

06 September 2018

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Liputan 6 on 6 September 2018. ERIA’s contribution on ICCAP 2018: ‘Strategy and Innovation of Trade in …

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