Asian Economic Integration Report

The AEIR is an annual publication that covers the latest trends and analysis on regional cooperation and integration (RCI) of the region, particularly in the areas of trade, investment, financial flows, and movement of people. The report also features a theme chapter on issues highly pertinent for the region and policy implications for RCI.

AEIR 2022: Advancing Digital Services Trade in Asia and the Pacific

The Asian Economic Integration Report reviews the progress of Asian governments’ efforts to integrate their economies and improve cooperation on a variety of levels. This year’s report features a theme chapter “Advancing Digital Services Trade in Asia and the Pacific”, which discusses various ways for Asian economies to capitalize on the rapid digitalization and growing digital services trade through structural reforms and international cooperation.

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AEIR 2019/2020: Demographic Change, Productivity, and the Role of Technology

This report’s theme chapter explores the potential of technology and innovation to boost productivity and opportunities in aging economies. Regular chapters document progress in trade and global value chains, cross-border investment, financial integration, the movement of people, and subregional cooperation

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AEIR 2018: Toward Optimal Provision of Regional Public Goods in Asia and the Pacific

The special chapter examines how collective action among countries can help find solutions to growing transnational development challenges and suggests the role of multilateral development banks as honest broker in enhancing mutual trust and facilitating regional cooperation for regional public goods.

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AEIR 2016: What Drives Foreign Direct Investment in Asia and the Pacific?

This report has two major chapters(i) the progress of regional cooperation and integration, and (ii) the theme chapter on the policy drivers and economic factors that help attract foreign direct investment in Asia and the Pacific.

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