Enhancing ASEAN's Participation in the Global and Regional Value Chains

Event: ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS 2022): Sustainable Solutions for Southeast Asia’s Recovery

Enhancing ASEAN's Participation in the Global and Regional Value Chains

17 March 2022

ASEAN has been an important player in the global value chains (GVCs) and global production networks for decades. In this session, experts at the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) third Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS) examined the risks and challenges facing ASEAN's participation in GVCs and global production networks.

Moderator: Mia Mikic, Advisor, ARTNeT

Keynote: Caroline Freund, Dean, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego


  • Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan, Lead Adviser, NITI Aayog, India
  • Deborah Elms, Executive Director, Asian Trade Centre
  • Cyn-Young Park, Director, Regional Cooperation and Integration Division, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, ADB
  • Kevin Pereira, Operating Managing Director, Vickers Venture Partners
  • Michael Plummer, Director, SAIS Europe; Eni Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Christian Viegelahn, Senior Economist, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, ILO
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