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Industrial Readjustment in the Mekong River Basin Countries: Toward the AEC

BRC (Bangkok Research Center) Research Report

No.7

Edited by Yasushi UEKI AND TEERANA BHONGMAKAPAT
2012
Bangkok Research Center, IDE-JETRO, Bangkok, Thailand
Chapter 1.
Introduction pdf (112KB) / Yasushi Ueki, Mitsuhiro Kagami, and Teerana Bhongmakapat
1. Background and Objectives
2. Findings from the Project Papers
3. Tentative Summary and Policy Implications

Chapter 2.
Industrial Readjustment in Cambodia pdf (413KB) / Chap Sotharith
Introduction
1. Historical Background 17
2. Industrial Readjustment
3. Challenges in Industrial Readjustment
4. Conclusion
5. Recommendations

Chapter 3.
Industrial Readjustment in Lao PDR: Toward 2020 pdf (823KB) / Syviengxay Oraboune
Introduction
1. Overview of Industrial Development Policy in the Lao PDR
2. Progress of Industrial Development in the Lao PDR toward AFTA, AEC, and Its Goal of 2020
3. Major Challenges/Barriers to Industrial Readjustment for the Lao PDR toward AFTA, AEC and the Goals of 2020
4. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations

Chapter 4.
Introduction
1. Assessment of the Current Situation
2. Review on the Industry Competitiveness
3. Reform Measures for Inclusive Growth and Industrial Readjustment
4. Conclusion

Chapter 5.
Introduction
1. Review of Vietnam’s Industrial Development Strategies
2. Vietnam Industrial Situation (2000-2010)
3. Industrial Readjustments
4. Conclusion

Chapter 6.
Introduction
1. Integration of Thailand’s Automotive Industry with East Asia
2. Regional Integration of Thailand and Vietnam Automotive Industry
3. Case Studies – Thailand and Vietnam Automotive Parts Firms
4. Concluding Remarks

Chapter 7.
Introduction
1. Search for Alternative Energy Sources
1. Assessment of the Current Situation
2. Review on the Industry Competitiveness
3. Reform Measures for Inclusive Growth and Industrial Readjustment
4. Conclusion
2. Biomass Energy: Comparative Advantage of the MRBCs
3. Thailand as a Case Study
4. Tentative Conclusions and Recommendations

Chapter 8.
Introduction
1. The Economic Relationship between Japan and CLMV Countries
2. Potential Industries in CLMV Countries and Japanese Involvement
3. Concluding Remarks

Chapter 9.
Introduction
1. Brief Discussion on New Division of Labour
2. New Specialization Patterns Cross China and CLMV
3. Changes of Comparative Advantages in Regional Production Networks
4. New Determinants of Division of Labour between China and CLMV
5. A Comparison of Industrial Size and Productivity
6. Conclusions and Policy Implications

Chapter 10.
Introduction
1. Overview of Korea’s Trade and ODI with CLMV
2. CLMV Manufacturing and Competitiveness Structures
3. Outlook of CLMV Manufacturing Competitiveness
4. Implications and Recommendations for Korea and CLMV

Chapter 11.
Introduction
1. Methodologies
2. Recent Trends in Japan Imports
3. Results of Constant Market Shares Analysis
4. Conclusion