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Engaging Small and Medium Enterprises in Production Networks: Firm-level Analysis of Five ASEAN Economies Wignaraja, Ganeshan Analyzes the participation of SMEs in production networks, determinants, and policy implications using a data set covering 5,900 firms in five ASEAN economies at different stages of development, notably Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Concludes that SMEs have modestly increased their production network participation since the late 1990s, although large firms still dominate. Suggests that determinants are a supportiv ...Continue Reading English 86073
ASEAN Environmental Law, Policy and Governance: Selected Documents, Volume 2 Evaluates the compilation of selection of documents, focusing on environmental law which is wide-ranging and straddles the three 'ASEAN pillars', namely, political-security, economic and social-culture communities. Deals with sectoral areas including nature conservation and biodiversity, trans-boundary pollution, water resources managements, animal and human health, and energy and climate change. Mentions that ASEAN has a vital role to play in ...Continue Reading English 85999
ASEAN Economic Community: Handbook for Business 2012 Points out, in a foreword by Secretary-General Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, that there remain gaps in the understanding by the private sector of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), its realization and its implications for the markets. Serves as a guide for companies to place ASEAN in their business plans. Describes the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA). Mentions further trade facilitation measures, such as customs modernization and single window. ...Continue Reading English 85926
Medium-Term Programme 1996-2000: ASEAN Science & Technology Development Details the medium term program for ASEAN science and technology development 1996-2000. Presents the intra-ASEAN cooperation in science and technology. Introduces the establishment of network of S&T infrastructure and programs for human resource development in public and private sector. Lists all program areas such as food science and technology, meteorology and geophysics, microelectronics and information technology, materials science and tec ...Continue Reading English 85793
ASEAN Cooperation Plan on Transboundary Pollution Focuses on the ASEAN cooperation plan on transboundary pollution. Investigates the origin and causes of nature haze incidents at local and regional level. Introduces environmentally sound technologies to prevent control the source of haze at local and regional level. Identifies the development and implementation of national and regional emergency response plans. Provides information on the national focal points, dealing with atmospheric pollu ...Continue Reading English 85785
Developing ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Into a Global Services Hub Compiles research papers about global service hub of two sectors. Studies health service and creative service in contributing to the coming ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in six countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Gives argument that not only income, employment, foreign exchange earning generation of health service and creative service, but also regional integration is resulted from the two s ...Continue Reading English 85708
Learning from Singapore: Improving Human Resources and Technology for AEC Highlights the potential of economic competitiveness of Singapore. Analyzes the approach to enhance the potential in terms of knowledge development for increasing economic potential, raising living condition of Thai people, investment for the continuing research and development (R & D), preferential treatment for business sector that invest in R & D, and economic development planning on the basis of long-term knowledge development. Considers th ...Continue Reading Thai 85691
Competitive Advantage in Knowing ASEAN Surin Pitsuwan Analyzes background of ASEAN, focusing on the significance of ASEAN Community. Gives information about ASEAN dialog partners such as Japan, China, and Australia.Analyzes three pillars of ASEAN i.e. ASEAN Political-Security Community, ASEAN Economic Community, and ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community. Notes that people needed in ASEAN Community must be skillful, professional, and adaptable. Concludes with spirit of ASEAN, accepting difference and fe ...Continue Reading Thai 85649
An Analysis of the Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on SMEs Enterpreneurs in High Impact Sectors in the Thai Economic System Deals with the impacts of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on SMEs entrepreneurs in high impact sectors in the Thai economic system. Analyzes six pilot industrial clubs in high impact sectors: machinery industry, food industry, rubber-based industry, packaging and plastic industry, textile and clothing industry, and gem and jewelry industry. Suggests key success factors to each pilot industrial club, summarizing the opportunity-driven and necessi ...Continue Reading Thai 85641
The SME Policy Framework in ASEAN and APEC: Benchmarks, Comparison and Analysis Hall, Chris Examines SME policy in ASEAN and in APEC. Notes that SMEs play a significant role in the economy of both groupings. States that almost all economies face two key policy priorities: how to create jobs, and how to continually create an internationally competitive industrial structure.Suggests that SMEs are good at creating jobs, and creating international competitive advantage.Notes that as ASEAN and APEC move to greater economic integration, the ...Continue Reading English 85630
Opportunities and Impacts of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on Ministry of Interior: Study Report Provides background of ASEAN and the establishment of ASEAN Community (AC). Focuses on Thailand's preparation in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Studies the opportunities and impacts of AEC on Ministry of Interior.Recommends strategies in order to prepare for entering AEC in 2015. Deals with organizational strategic preparedness building, area-based management, capacity building for integrated regional administration and development, ...Continue Reading Thai 85626
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Food Industry Club Analyzes food industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its five main goals which are importing materials from neighboring countries, creating ASEAN standard, expanding market to neighboring countries, expanding production base to other ASEAN countries, and cooperating wit ...Continue Reading Thai 85621
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Gem and Jewelry Industry Club Analyzes gem and jewelry industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its three main goals which are importing various materials from neighboring countries, creating production value from Thai labours' skill, and investing in other ASEAN countries. Describes AEC Blueprint, s ...Continue Reading Thai 85620
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Textile Industry Club (Revised Version) Analyzes textile industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its six main goals which are expanding production base to CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam), connecting with other ASEAN countries in supply & value chain, cooperating in textile production, ...Continue Reading Thai 85619
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Herbal Industry Club Analyzes herbal industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its four main goals which are importing various materials from other ASEAN countries, investing in other ASEAN countries, moving production base to other ASEAN countries, and gaining opportunities in becoming the le ...Continue Reading Thai 85618
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Wood Peocessing Industry Club Analyzes wood processing industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its two main goals which are becoming the center of wood processing industry in Southeast Asia and expanding production base to CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam). Describes AEC Bluep ...Continue Reading Thai 85617
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Footwear Industry Club Analyzes footwear industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its three main goals which are importing various materials from neighboring countries, creating brand’s value, and investing in other ASEAN countries. Describes AEC Blueprint, summarizing main issues gathering ...Continue Reading Thai 85616
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Pharmaceuticals Industry Club Analyzes pharmaceutical industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its four main goals which are becoming the center of pharmaceutical industry improving quality and ASEAN standard having market opportunities, and having competitive advantage in generic drug market. Desc ...Continue Reading Thai 85615
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Roofing and Accessories Industry Club Analyzes roofing and accessories industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its three main goals which are becoming construction hub of Southeast Asia, expanding production base to CLMV countries (Lao PDR, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam), and importing materials from other ...Continue Reading Thai 85614
Report on the Results of the Analysis of the Competitiveness in Entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the Project on Strengthening SMEs of Production Sector to Support ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), 2011: Leather Based Industry Club Analyzes leather based industry's competency and competitiveness in entering ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) under the project on strengthening SMEs of production sector to support AEC, 2011. Deals with its benefits from entering AEC, noting its three main goals which are importing various materials from neighboring countries, controlling product standard, and investing in other ASEAN countries. Describes AEC Blueprint, summarizing main issues g ...Continue Reading Thai 85613
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