Emerging Economic Corridors in the Mekong Region

BRC (Bangkok Research Center) Research Report

No.8

Edited by ISHIDA Masami
2012

Bangkok Research Center, IDE-JETRO, Bangkok, Thailand

Chapter 1.

Old, New and Potential Economic Corridors (1.3MB) / Masami Ishida and Ikumo Isono

Introduction
1. History of Transport and Economic Corridors
2. Corridors Focused on in This Book
3. Economic Impacts of Selected Sub-corridor Projects in the Mekong Region
Concluding Remarks
Chapter 2.
Introduction
1. Institutional Frameworks
2. Provinces along the Alternative Corridors
3. Existing Industries and Potentials for Regional Development along the
Sub-corridors
4. Alternative Ports and Routes for Lao Exports Conclusions and Recommendations
Chapter 3.
Introduction
1. Development History
2. Economic Corridors
3. Provinces
4. Ports and SEZs
Concluding Remarks
Chapter 4.
Introduction
1. Southern Economic Corridor
2. Development Triangle Area
3. Potential Provinces along the Southern Coastal and Northern Sub-Corridors
4. Challenges and Constraints
5. Decision Making Regimes for Regional Development Conclusion
Chapter 5.
Introduction
1. Overview
2. Southern Coastal Sub-corridor and the Development of Provinces in Vietnam
3. Northern Sub-corridor and the Development of Gia Lai and Binh Dinh Provinces
Conclusion
Chapter 6.
Introduction
1. Dawei
2. Kyauk Phyu
3. Sittway
4. Thilawa
5. Monywa
6. Pakokku
7. Challenges of Connectivity
Conclusion
Chapter 7.
Introduction
1. The Economic Cooperation of Thailand with the Neighboring Countries
2. Reviews of the Current Transportation and Logistics Infrastructure
3. Reviews of the Provinces Bordering the ACMECS Countries
4. Reviews of the Regional Development Plan
Summary