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Indonesia Dorong Peningkatan Kemitraan Ekonomi ASEAN

In the News

Indonesia Dorong Peningkatan Kemitraan Ekonomi ASEAN

04 September 2018

Indonesia , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Industry.co.id on 4 September 2018. The ERIA 10th anniversary celebrations, which was held during the sidelines of the …

ERIA Hosted the Launch of the Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index 2018

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ERIA Hosted the Launch of the Hinrich Foundation Sustainable Trade Index 2018

13 July 2018

Trade

Jakarta, 11 July 2018: The Hinrich Foundation released the key findings from the second edition of its Sustainable Trade Index at an event hosted by …

Japan set to ratify revised TPP free trade deal two days before regional meeting on RCEP

In the News

Japan set to ratify revised TPP free trade deal two days before regional meeting on RCEP

28 June 2018

Japan , RCEP , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Straits Times on 28 June 2018. ERIA's Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura, was featured. TOKYO – Japan …

Implications of the Growing Tensions over Trade between the US and China for ASEAN: What to Expect and A Way Forward

Opinions

Implications of the Growing Tensions over Trade between the US and China for ASEAN: What to Expect and A Way Forward

23 May 2018

ASEAN , China , Trade , United States

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has played an essential role in building prosperity in the region in its 50 years of existence. ASEAN’s …

US-China trade war impacts on ASEAN

In the News

US-China trade war impacts on ASEAN

14 May 2018

ASEAN , China , Trade , United States

Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 14 May 2018. ERIA's Research Associate, Jaysa Rafi Prana is the author. ASEAN …

ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

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ERIA Chief Economist Discusses the Evolution of Unbundlings in Indonesia

08 May 2018

Globalisation , Indonesia , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Trade

Jakarta, 2 May 2018: ‘The concept of ‘unbundling’ is especially useful in formulating development strategies of a large country such as Indonesia. The further upgrading …

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold Workshop to Update NTMs Database

02 April 2018

Non-Tariff Measures , Trade , Workshop

Phuket, 20-22 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) conducted a …

ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

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ERIA Hosts Workshop on Export Competitiveness

23 March 2018

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade , Workshop

Jakarta, 21 March 2018: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted the ‘Export Competitiveness of Manufacturing Industries in East Asia’ workshop …

Australia and Japan should seize the moment on trade

In the News

Australia and Japan should seize the moment on trade

21 February 2018

Australia , Japan , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in Policy Forum on 21 February 2018. ERIA's Chief Economist, Prof Fukunari Kimura is the author. …

Australia and Japan Should Seize the Moment on Trade

Opinions

Australia and Japan Should Seize the Moment on Trade

21 February 2018

Australia , Japan , Trade

Australia and Japan should take advantage of a recent win on the Trans-Pacific Partnership to push for further trade integration in the region, Fukunari Kimura …

Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

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Call for Proposals: Labour in East Asia

24 November 2017

Call for Proposals , Industry and Manufacturing , Labour and Migration , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of original research proposals for its project, Labour in East Asia. The project …

Article - Asia-Pacific Summit Ends on Note of U.S.-Driven Economic Nationalism

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Article - Asia-Pacific Summit Ends on Note of U.S.-Driven Economic Nationalism

11 November 2017

Trade , Trade Facilitation

Note: This article was originally published in The Wall Street Journal on 11 November 2017. ERIA's SChief Economist, Fukunari Kimura, was featured. The Pacific Rim’s …

Micro-integration, Macro-assertion: ASEAN can Use FTA Negotiations as Showcase for Wider Ambitions

SIIA Insights

Micro-integration, Macro-assertion: ASEAN can Use FTA Negotiations as Showcase for Wider Ambitions

01 November 2017

ASEAN , FTA , Trade

The year 2017 has presented ASEAN countries with a new incentive to pursue mega free trade agreements (FTAs). Since coming into power, the Trump administration …

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

News

Call for Proposals: ERIA-UNCTAD Project on NTMs

02 October 2017

Call for Proposals , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

Background In 2015, ERIA and UNCTAD had conducted the first comprehensive data collection of NTMs in the 10 ASEAN countries. In 2018, ERIA and UNCTAD …

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

News

ERIA-UNCTAD Continues to Promote Transparency of NTMs with Enhanced Database

25 September 2017

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

25 September 2017 | Palais des Nations, Geneva Since 2014, ERIA-UNCTAD has promoted transparency of Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) in ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) and …

Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

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Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

18 September 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 14-15 September, around 25 Ministry of Commerce officials attended a one and a half day workshop on customs procedures and trade facilitation, sanitary and …

Article - New tack to boost regional trade, investment pushed

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Article - New tack to boost regional trade, investment pushed

13 September 2017

Investment , Trade

Note: This article was originally published in The Business Mirror on 13 September 2017. ERIA was mentioned. …

ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

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ERIA - Routledge New Book: The Indonesian Economy

09 August 2017

Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

Against the backdrop of growing anti-globalisation sentiments and increasing fragmentation of the production process across countries, this book addresses how the Indonesian economy should respond …

ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

News

ERIA Holds Workshop to Discuss a Better Implementation of the Non-Tariff Measures

30 July 2017

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

ASEAN needs to create a structured mechanism to manage the trade barriers created from the implementation of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in the region, said Izuru …

Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

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Call for Proposals: Export Dynamics and Export Industry Development

03 July 2017

Call for Proposals , ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Regulation and Governance , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) invites submission of research proposals for the ERIA Microdata Research Project for Fiscal Year 2017. …

Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

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Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Visits ERIA

14 June 2017

ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Malaysia , Trade

The President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, welcomed H.E. Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, the Minister of …

Should East Asia Retaliate against US Trade Policy?

Opinions

Should East Asia Retaliate against US Trade Policy?

31 May 2017

Finance and Macroeconomy , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Jaysa Rafi Prana Trump's aggressive stance could backfire on his country in the long term. President Donald Trump's trade agenda …

RCEP Discussed at Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

News

RCEP Discussed at Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia

26 May 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , FTA , RCEP , Trade , Workshop

At the request of the Ministry of Commerce, Kingdom of Cambodia, on 18 May, the Capacity Building Programme facilitated a one-day workshop on "Understanding Issues …

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold 'NTMs in ASEAN' Workshop

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Hold 'NTMs in ASEAN' Workshop

17 May 2017

ASEAN , ERIA , Trade , Trade Facilitation , Workshop

On 27-28 April 2017, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held …

RCEP Facing a Critical Deadline

Opinions

RCEP Facing a Critical Deadline

30 April 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

By Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria ASEAN is well on its way to becoming a global leader for regional integration and an important …

After Brexit, an ASEAN-EU Trade Agreement?

Opinions

After Brexit, an ASEAN-EU Trade Agreement?

30 April 2017

ASEAN , FTA , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Abigail Rising anti-globalisation sentiment Since World War II, the world has experienced a steady wave of globalisation. However, a series …

ERIA Attends the Informal Meeting of AEM-METI Consultation

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ERIA Attends the Informal Meeting of AEM-METI Consultation

21 April 2017

ASEAN , ERIA , Japan , RCEP , Trade

A delegation from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) attended the informal meeting of ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-METI consultations in Osaka, …

The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?

Opinions

The US and ASEAN: Deal or No Deal?

31 March 2017

ASEAN , Investment , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Abigail Should the United States and ASEAN make a trade deal? First, let us discuss the economies. Over the past …

How Far Can the RCEP Ship Sail?

Opinions

How Far Can the RCEP Ship Sail?

31 March 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade

By Maura Ada Décosterd Painted against the backdrop of a platinum-standard Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) appeared, at least for …

ERIA Engagement at the 5th ASEAN EU Business Summit

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ERIA Engagement at the 5th ASEAN EU Business Summit

14 March 2017

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Trade

While government leaders from the European Union and the Association for South East Asian Nations decided to resume free trade talks at a ministers meeting …

ERIA and UNCTAD Holds Lunch Meeting on NTM Database for RCEP Countries

News

ERIA and UNCTAD Holds Lunch Meeting on NTM Database for RCEP Countries

03 March 2017

ERIA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 2 March 2017, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held …

Protectionism Thrives in the West: Is the Pendulum of Globalisation Swinging to the East?

Opinions

Protectionism Thrives in the West: Is the Pendulum of Globalisation Swinging to the East?

28 February 2017

ASEAN , Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

By Rizqy Anandhika Globalisation is facing a major test of sustainability in the west with trade protectionism and populism mushrooming, but the trend is unlikely …

Opinion Piece - Is the Pendulum of Globalization Swinging to the East?

In the News

Opinion Piece - Is the Pendulum of Globalization Swinging to the East?

23 February 2017

East Asia Summit , FTA , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 23 February 2017. ERIA's Research Associate Rizqy Anandhika provided commentary. Globalization is …

ERIA - Routledge New Book: Production Networks in Southeast Asia

News

ERIA - Routledge New Book: Production Networks in Southeast Asia

23 February 2017

ERIA , Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

Edited by Dr Lili Yan Ing and Prof Fukunari Kimura 304 pages | 77 B/W Illus. Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics About the Book …

ERIA President Welcomes the Adoption of Trade Facilitation Agreement

Press Releases

ERIA President Welcomes the Adoption of Trade Facilitation Agreement

23 February 2017

Trade , Trade Facilitation , WTO

ERIA welcomes the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) entry into force on 22 February 2017. The TFA is a major milestone for the global trading system, …

Opinion Piece - RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever

In the News

Opinion Piece - RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever

20 February 2017

FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 20 February 2017. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta …

Opinion Piece - Asia Globalisation Not Going Astray

In the News

Opinion Piece - Asia Globalisation Not Going Astray

15 February 2017

Economic Integration , FTA , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Bangkok Post on 15 February 2017. ERIA's Research Associate Rizqy Anandhika provided commentary. Globalisation …

Opinion Piece - Demise of TPP does not mark end of US 'pivot to Asia'

In the News

Opinion Piece - Demise of TPP does not mark end of US 'pivot to Asia'

08 February 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in TNP on 8 February 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen provided commentary. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is …

Opinion Piece - TPP's Demise Does Not Mark End of US 'Pivot to Asia': The Jakarta Post Columnist

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Opinion Piece - TPP's Demise Does Not Mark End of US 'Pivot to Asia': The Jakarta Post Columnist

07 February 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Straits Times on 7 February 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen provided commentary. JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA …

Opinion Piece - The United States Non-Stop Pivot to Asia

In the News

Opinion Piece - The United States Non-Stop Pivot to Asia

03 February 2017

ASEAN , Competitiveness , Finance and Macroeconomy , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 3 February 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen provided commentary. The Trans-Pacific Partnership …

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