Our Objectives

Achieving Regional Economic Integration Through

Management and Outreach

Supports efficient and effective management of project resources.

Supports efficient and effective management of project resources, facilitates demand driven activities and enhances visibility, outreach and awareness (VCO) guided by the ASEAN and EU guidelines to achieve project objectives and outcomes.

Component 1

Trade Facilitation and Transparency

Supports the transparency of trade-related laws, regulations and procedures.

Supports the transparency of trade-related laws, regulations and procedures, as well as the streamlining of non-tariff measures through the ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR), and ASEAN Solutions for Investment, Services and Trade (ASSIST), and extends support to the ASEAN Trade Facilitation Joint Consultative Committee (ATF-JCC), with particular regard to private sector engagement.

Component 2

Standards and Conformity Assessment

Supports the harmonization of standards and regulations.

Supports the harmonization of standards and regulations particularly for healthcare and agro-food sectors and supports ASEAN conformity assessment and accreditation.

Component 3

Customs, Transport and ASEAN Customs Transit System (ACTS)

Supports the harmonization of Customs.

Supports the harmonization of Customs, enhanced cross-border transport environment, and implementation of ACTS for seamless movement of goods within ASEAN.

Component 4

ASEAN Economic Integration Monitoring and Statistics

Supports the operationalisation of the AEC 2025 monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework.

Supports the operationalisation of the AEC 2025 monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework, awareness raising on AEC integration progress, strengthening ASEAN Secretariat’s research capacity and the coordination role of ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS).

Component 5

The ARISE + Programme

ARISE Plus Regional Projects

The ARISE+ Programme at both regional and national level. The programme consists of regional and national level projects. The regional projects are: ARISE Plus Single Market, Asean Secretariat Capacity Building, Intellectual Property Rights and Civil Aviation.

ARISE Plus Bilateral Projects

The ARISE Plus bilateral projects are national level projects that complement the ARISE Plus Regional Project