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News and Views

Trump Risk to Next Asian Economic Tigers Seen in Indonesia

In the News

Trump Risk to Next Asian Economic Tigers Seen in Indonesia

01 February 2017

FTA , Indonesia , RCEP , Trade

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Bloomberg on 1 February 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen was quoted. U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies …

Indonesia Hits Trump Shift to Protectionism

In the News

Indonesia Hits Trump Shift to Protectionism

01 February 2017

FTA , Indonesia , RCEP , Trade

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Business Mirror PH on 1 February 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen was quoted. UNITED States President Donald …

The United States Non-stop Pivot to Asia

Opinions

The United States Non-stop Pivot to Asia

31 January 2017

ASEAN , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lurong Chen The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is stranded, but the United States (US) 'pivot to Asia' is not. For the foreseeable future, the Asia-Pacific …

RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever

Opinions

RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever

31 January 2017

ASEAN , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Tan Sri Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria When President-elect Donald Trump called the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) a 'disaster' and vowed to pull out …

Japan Breathes New Life into Regional, Non-U.S. Trade Pact

In the News

Japan Breathes New Life into Regional, Non-U.S. Trade Pact

30 January 2017

FTA , Japan , RCEP , Trade

Editor's note: This article was originally published in The Japan Times on 30 January 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen was quoted. With U.S. President Donald …

Opinion Piece - RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever for ASEAN

In the News

Opinion Piece - RCEP: More Relevant Now Than Ever for ASEAN

28 January 2017

ASEAN , FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in Nation Multimedia on 28 January 2017. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria provided …

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

In the News

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

26 January 2017

ASEAN , Competitiveness , Finance and Macroeconomy , Trade

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Bangkok Post on 26 January 2017. ERIA's Economist Lurong Chen provided commentary. The Trans-Pacific Partnership …

The Rise of Anti-Globalisation and its Impact in Asia

In the News

The Rise of Anti-Globalisation and its Impact in Asia

20 January 2017

ASEAN , Trade

Editor's note: This article was originally published in the Asian Correspondent on 20 January 2017. The President of ERIA Prof. Nishimura was quoted. THE world …

A Brief Guide to Donald Trump's Conflicts of Interest in Southeast Asia

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A Brief Guide to Donald Trump's Conflicts of Interest in Southeast Asia

20 January 2017

Finance and Macroeconomy , Trade

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Sea Globe on 20 January 2017. ERIA's Economist Masahito Ambashi was quoted. Thousands have begun converging on …

Opinion Piece - The RCEP Has Become More Relevant than Ever

In the News

Opinion Piece - The RCEP Has Become More Relevant than Ever

19 January 2017

FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Bangkok Post on 19 January 2017. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria …

Opinion Piece - RCEP More Relevant Now Than Ever

In the News

Opinion Piece - RCEP More Relevant Now Than Ever

18 January 2017

FTA , RCEP , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This opinion piece was originally published in the Straits Times on 18 January 2017. ERIA's Senior Policy Fellow Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria …

As the World Turns Away from Globalisation, How Should ASEAN Respond?

Opinions

As the World Turns Away from Globalisation, How Should ASEAN Respond?

05 January 2017

ASEAN , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing After close to 70 years of trade liberalisation, a series of recent events (among others, Brexit in the U.K. and Donald …

ASEAN at 50: Thailand Must Do More

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ASEAN at 50: Thailand Must Do More

02 January 2017

ASEAN , ERIA , Trade , Trade Facilitation

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Nation Multimedia on 2 January 2017. ERIA's Non-Tariff Measures data were featured. As one of the founding …

Accelerate the RCEP to Consolidate Asian Regional Integration

Opinions

Accelerate the RCEP to Consolidate Asian Regional Integration

02 January 2017

ASEAN , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lurong Chen There have been many statements in the media lately about the impact of the United States election on Asia, and specifically …

INSIGHT: Trump's Economic Policy and Impact on Indonesian Economy

Opinions

INSIGHT: Trump's Economic Policy and Impact on Indonesian Economy

13 December 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Investment , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing There are many questions about United States president-elect Donald Trump's economic policy and how it will affect the Indonesian economy. Although …

China's Trade Expansion: A Friend or a Foe for ASEAN Countries?

Opinions

China's Trade Expansion: A Friend or a Foe for ASEAN Countries?

30 November 2016

ASEAN , Competitiveness , Finance and Macro Economy , Industry and Manufacturing , Trade

By Rahmasari Istiandari The rapidly changing dynamics of global trade has prompted countries to continuously examine their roles in international trade, considering the fact that …

Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

Opinions

Simplifying Rules of Origin, Reducing Non-tariff Barriers

22 September 2016

Finance and Macro Economy , Regulation and Governance , Trade

By Lili Yan Ing and Olivier Cadot The economic growth of East Asia has outperformed the world's growth for the last two decades. The emerging …

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

News

ERIA Proposes Two Ways to Escape 'Shallow Integration' in ASEAN

21 September 2016

Economic Integration , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

One of the main challenges for ASEAN moving forward is the risk of 'shallow integration.' If we look at the last 15 years, intra-ASEAN trade …

Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

News

Asia Forum: Indonesia Shifts Strategy to Achieve High Investment-led Growth

29 August 2016

ASEAN , Finance and Macroeconomy , Forum , Infrastructure , Investment , Trade

The Government of Indonesia is serious about attracting higher levels of investment into the country so that it can achieve high investment-led economic growth, said …

Globalisation and Wage Inequality

Opinions

Globalisation and Wage Inequality

04 July 2016

Industry and Manufacturing , Poverty and Sustainable Development Goals , Social Protection , Trade

By Dionisius Narjoko Two important economic trends have emerged during the past few decades: rapid globalisation and increasing wage inequality. Developing countries, in particular, have …

[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

Press Releases

[TiVA]: How to Make Indonesia Internationally Competitive?

29 June 2016

Trade , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) held a two-day workshop on trade in value added (TiVA) from 25-26 June 2016 in …

ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

Press Releases

ERIA-UPH Distinguished Guest Pierre Sauve Speaks at ERIA on TTIP: Press Release from UPH

13 June 2016

FTA , Trade , TTIP

Pierre started his presentation by quoting Donald Tusk - President of the EU Council and Cecilia Malmstrom - European Commisioner for Trade, and pointed out …

Database on Non-Tariff Measures Available on ERIA Website

News

Database on Non-Tariff Measures Available on ERIA Website

16 March 2016

ERIA , Non-Tariff Measures , Trade

The database on non-tariff measures (NTMs) is available on the ERIA website. ERIA, in collaboration with UNCTAD, collected and classified NTMs in the 10 ASEAN …

Developing an Agricultural Value Chain in the Mekong Region

Press Releases

Developing an Agricultural Value Chain in the Mekong Region

28 December 2015

Agricultural Development , Mekong Region , Trade

Monday, 14 December 2015 - Sheraton Hanoi Hotel, Ha Noi, Viet Nam World experts from business and academia met today for a half-day National Policy …

Indonesia's market development is essential for AEC

Press Releases

Indonesia's market development is essential for AEC

12 September 2014

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Finance and Macroeconomy , FTA , RCEP , Trade

Jakarta, Indonesia - 12 September 2014: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), together with the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of …

Rising Indonesia Requires Competitiveness

Press Releases

Rising Indonesia Requires Competitiveness

17 April 2014

Competitiveness , East Asia Policy Dialogue , Finance and Macroeconomy , Trade

Yogyakarta, Indonesia - 17 April 2014: Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Prof.Dr. Boediono today expresses confident of his country's growing competitiveness in …

East Asian Economic Integration  - Beyond Conventional Trade Integration

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East Asian Economic Integration - Beyond Conventional Trade Integration

06 December 2013

Economic Integration , Finance and Macroeconomy , FTA , Trade , WTO

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a session "East Asian Economic Integration and the WTO" in the Bali Trade and …

CLMV-Thailand: Platform to Discuss

Press Releases

CLMV-Thailand: Platform to Discuss

25 October 2013

Capacity Building , Connectivity , Services , Trade

Chiang Mai-25 Oct 2013: As part of five-day Executive Capacity Building Program for CLMV and Thailand, their senior officials have listened to lectures, participated in …

The Distinguished Lecture Series discusses "ASEAN in 2015: Engendering ASEAN's Services Value Chains"

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The Distinguished Lecture Series discusses "ASEAN in 2015: Engendering ASEAN's Services Value Chains"

18 March 2013

ASEAN , FTA , Investment , RCEP , Services , Trade

Jakarta, March 18, 2013 - To provide a platform for knowledge transfer and substantial discussions among government officials, academia, and public and private sector leaders, …

Japan's SMEs Reaches Out to Asia and ASEAN

Press Releases

Japan's SMEs Reaches Out to Asia and ASEAN

14 February 2013

ASEAN , SMEs , Trade

Fukuoka, Japan - Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) organized the one-day forum, ERIA Fukuoka Forum "Economic Integration in East Asia: Opportunities …

ERIA organizes ERIA Fukuoka Forum 2013

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ERIA organizes ERIA Fukuoka Forum 2013

09 January 2013

ERIA , Forum , SMEs , Trade

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and Fukuoka Prefecture of Japan organize ERIA Fukuoka Forum 2013 "Economic Integration in East Asia: …

The Symposium on Realizing a More Integrated, Competitive, Equitable, and Resilient Community

Press Releases

The Symposium on Realizing a More Integrated, Competitive, Equitable, and Resilient Community

31 October 2012

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Trade

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura, Executive Director of ERIA in his welcoming remarks at the final day of the Symposium encouraged scholars to respond to the Prime …

Laos Gears Up for AEC

Press Releases

Laos Gears Up for AEC

12 October 2012

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Finance and Macroeconomy , Lao PDR , Trade

Vientiane, October 12, 2012 - Laos needs to improve its human resource development as the country in moving toward integration with regional economy, according to …

Vietnam Concerns Economic Integration

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Vietnam Concerns Economic Integration

20 September 2012

Economic Integration , Finance and Macroeconomy , FTA , Trade , Viet Nam

September 20, 2012 - "By the year 2015, ASEAN Economic Community will be established, facilitating the free flow of goods, services, investment and labor in …

ERIA Organizes Capacity Building Seminar and Workshop in Cambodia towards Materializing the Phnom Penh Agenda

Press Releases

ERIA Organizes Capacity Building Seminar and Workshop in Cambodia towards Materializing the Phnom Penh Agenda

30 May 2012

Agricultural Development , Capacity Building , Competitiveness , Energy , Regulation and Governance , Seminar , SMEs , Trade , Workshop

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA) organized the capacity building seminar and workshop entitled "Major Issues and Challenges in Cambodia: Materializing the Phnom …

ERIA Organizes 1st Working Group Meeting for Energy Market Integration

Press Releases

ERIA Organizes 1st Working Group Meeting for Energy Market Integration

05 February 2012

Economic Integration , Energy , Trade , Working Group

ERIA organized and hosted the 1st Working Group Meeting for Energy Market Integration on 5 February 2012 at ERIA office, Jakarta. The meeting was attended …

ERIA Organizes CLMV Seminar on Post-AEC Prospects in Myanmar

Press Releases

ERIA Organizes CLMV Seminar on Post-AEC Prospects in Myanmar

23 September 2011

ASEAN , ASEAN Economic Community , Finance and Macroeconomy , Myanmar , Seminar , SMEs , Trade

ERIA organized the CLMV Seminar on September 23, 2011 at Myanmar International Convention Center, Nay-Pyi-Taw, Myanmar. The seminar was co-organized by Foreign Economic Relations Department …

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