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Development Potential of the Content Industry in East Asia and the ASEAN Region

Development Potential of the Content Industry in East Asia and the ASEAN Region

Outline


The objective of this Project is to clarify the direction for the further promotion of the content industry, that has the potential to be the core of economic growth, by examining the increased demand with the expansion of the middle class and also analyzing the economic effects (employment creation effects and ripple effects on supporting industries, etc.) in the entire industry of Asia. Moreover, measures for the strengthening of the value chain in Asia will be examined for the further promotion of economic cooperation within the region. As one of the specific strategies, the effects of a "platform" for the promotion of content distribution will be reviewed.

In a summary, what would emerge from the Project are:
1. To clarify the direction for the further promotion of the content industry, that has the potential to be the core of economic growth.
2. To examine the measures for the strengthening of the value chain in Asia for the further promotion of economic cooperation within the region.

Project Leader


Mr. Sirisak Koshpasharin, National Committee of Film & Video, Thailand

Project Coordinator


Mr. Mitsuo Matsumoto, ERIA

Mr. Yoshifumi Fukunaga, ERIA

Project Member


Mr. Fang Deyun, State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (SARFT), China

Ms. Endang Martani, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia

Mr. Hideaki Ibuki, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

Mr. Hwang, Joon Suk, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea

Mr. Hasnul Nadzrin Shah, Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), Malaysia

Ms. Rowena Weng Enriquez Bagadion, Creative Economies Council of the Philippines, the Philippines

Ms. Lo Sok Ming, Media Development Authority, Singapore

Date

27 December 2012

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