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DISG's Home page

8/10/2020
Announcing the opening of “DISG” website
AMEICC is proud to announce the opening of the website for “Dialogue for Innovative and Sustainable Growth (DISG)”, which was endorsed by ASEAN and Japan Economic Minister (AEM-METI) at  the 26th AEM - METI Consultation on August 28. 
DISG is comprised of a series of webinars to facilitate discussion on specific themes among experts from private, academic and public sectors in ASEAN and Japan. AMEICC Secretariat serve to this new dialogue as Secretariat.

For more information please click here : https://www.ameicc.org/disg/

The 12th Mekong - Japan Economic Ministers Meeting

27/8/2020
The Ministers welcomed the Work Programme for steady implementation of MIDV2.0
The Ministers welcomed the Work Programme for steady implementation of Mekong Industrial Development Vision 2.0 (MIDV2.0) at the 12th Mekong - Japan Economic Ministers Meeting on 27th August 2020. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Nguyen Chi Dung, Minister of Planning and Investment, Viet Nam, and H.E. Hiroshi Kajiyama, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan. It was attended by Economic Ministers and Representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand as well as the Secretary-General of ASEAN, business representatives from Mekong countries and Japan.
Regardless of recent economic disruptions caused by Covid-19 outbreak, the Ministers noted the vision of MIDV2.0, highlighted by three main pillars of Connectivity, Digital Innovations and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), continues to be the solution for balanced development of the Mekong region and would contribute to transforming to a more resilient economy. The Ministers reaffirmed the necessity to further enhance connectivity within Mekong sub-region through the realization of MIDV2.0, bearing in mind the needs and priorities of the region.
The Work Programme includes East-West Economic Corridor and Southern Economic Corridor improvement project in Connectivity, collaboration project between Mekong and Japanese companies in Digital Innovation, and cooperation for human resource development in pollution management in SDGs.

The 11th Mekong - Japan Economic Ministers Meeting

10/9/2019
The Ministers adopted the “Mekong Industrial Development Vision 2.0” (MIDV2.0)
“Mekong Industrial Development Vision 2.0” (MIDV2.0) was adopted at the 11th Mekong - Japan Economic Ministers Meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand on 10th September 2019. The Meeting was co-chaired by Minister of Transport, Thailand, and Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Japan. It was also attended by Economic Ministers and representatives from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam as well as the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), business representatives from Mekong countries and Japan.
At the Meeting, the Ministers reaffirmed the necessity to further enhance connectivity within Mekong sub region through the development of the MIDV2.0, bearing in mind the needs and priorities of the region. Additionally, the Ministers shared the view that their efforts in response to the recent changes in the rise of digital economy and need for sustainable growth, are important to realize the enhancement of “Quality of Life” through innovations.
Therefore, the MIDV2.0 consists of three main pillars, namely i) Connectivity (Industry, Hard and Soft), ii) Digital Innovations, and iii) SDGs (Inclusiveness/Sustainability). This vision is the medium and long term economic and industrial cooperation framework between Mekong countries and Japan.

Future of ASEAN 50 Success Stories of Digitalisation of ASEAN MSMEs

12/11/2018
Support for ASEAN MSMEs’ Digitalization
AMEICC have supported the overall goal of positioning ASEAN as a region of seamless business activities and opportunities towards accomplishment of SAP-SMED.  In that context, AMEICC supported the provision of “Future of ASEAN 50 Success Stories of Digitalization of ASEAN MSMEs” so that ASEAN MSMEs could get to enhance the competitiveness through adoption of digital technologies, partnered with ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN countries.
 
09/10/2018
Japan-Mekong Business Forum "Asia's New Value Chain Hub"
AMEICC has held the Japan-Mekong Business Forum under the theme of "The Dynamic Mekong Region: Asia's New Value Chain Hub" in Tokyo, Japan on 9 October 2018 in cooperation with JETRO. The Business Forum was attended by the Heads of State/Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Kingdom of Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan as well as companies from the Mekong countries and Japan.
In the first section of the leaders' session, the Heads of State/Government in 5 respective countries made keynote speeches by highlighting the attractiveness of business environment in each Mekong country and their future development vision. In the second section of business session, the representatives from Japanese companies operating their business in Mekong region delivered their remarks about the condition of logistics within Mekong region, followed by the panel discussion on the establishment of new regional value chains as well as the presentations on the achievement of the demonstration project supported by AMEICC under JETRO's program.
Activities
  • 30/8/2018
    AMEICC 20th Anniversary
    AMEICC marks the 20th anniversary of its establishment in 2018. In conjunction with the economic environment surrounding ASEAN and ASEAN’s continuing and increasing needs, the AMEICC’s role and cooperative activities have roughly changed, whereas the AMEICC’s mission has been consistently to act as a “catalyst” for ASEAN development through discussions with multiple stakeholders including ASEAN member states at all levels, and dealing with ASEAN’s challenges. Booklet and Video introduce AMEICC's activities and deepening of the relationships between ASEAN and Japan so far.