Networking enhances peer learning, strengthens collective capacities, bridges the gap between research and policy advice, and eventually contributes to the effectiveness of public policies in developing Asia.
Despite notable progress, economic corridors remain a work in progress due to key constraints to their future development in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
If history is any guide, protectionism comes and goes, so the current rising tide will recede eventually.
A new bridge will help link the state to other parts of India, and beyond.
By standing together, Asia’s growth poles can take the next step toward even greater prosperity.
For now, Asia does not yet appear to be decoupling from the world economy.
The agenda will help SASEC countries take the partnership to the next level.
Mutual recognition arrangements can help ASEAN stop the brain drain, and remain globally competitive.
The East Coast Economic Corridor will leverage the country’s coastline and ports to connect with global value chains.
Vice-President Stephen Groff gives an update from the Beijing launch of the PRC-led Belt and Road Initiative.