[VIDEO] Day 1 - Session 2: GMS, IMT-GT and BIMP-EAGA Experience Part 1

Event: 2023 Regional Cooperation and Integration Conference: Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration through Economic Corridor Development

[VIDEO] Day 1 - Session 2: GMS, IMT-GT and BIMP-EAGA Experience Part 1

05 September 2023
Author / Speaker: 
Antonio Ressano-Garcia, ADB - Other materials by the author
Vudhidej Chamnikij, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council, Thailand - Other materials by the author
Janet Lopoz, Mindanao Development Authority, Philippines - Other materials by the author
Paarteeben A/L Subramaniam, Regional Development Division, Ministry of Economy, Malaysia - Other materials by the author
Dato’ Ragu Sampasivam, East Coast Economic Region Development Council, Malaysia - Other materials by the author
Vanpheng Sengmanothong, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Lao PDR - Other materials by the author

Southeast Asia has long been a region with dynamic RCI initiatives that have included ECD as one of their key pillars for enhancing economic integration. The GMS, IMT-GT and BIMP-EAGA are all at different levels and stages of ECD, but the overlapping country memberships and the geographical contiguity has led to a continuous sharing of knowledge and good practices amongst them. This session will divulge lessons on important elements such as the network effects of corridors, the archipelagic features of ECD, the growing importance of inter-regional connectivity, and the benefits from sub-corridor section prioritization. Three ECD cases/experiences from GMS, IMT-GT and BIMP-EAGA will be used to illustrate these important elements of ECD. 

Geographical Focus: 
Brunei Darussalam
Viet Nam
Subregional- Southeast Asia
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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