ABOUT NEW ASIA FORUM
“One cannot but be captivated by the vision of an integrated market, spanning the distance from the Himalayas to the Pacific Ocean, linked by efficient road, rail, air and shipping services.
This community of nations (an Asian Economic Community, which encompasses ASEAN, China, Japan, Korea and India) would constitute an “arc of advantage”, across which there would be large-scale movement of people, capital, ideas and creativity. Such a community would be roughly the size of the European Union in terms of income and bigger than NAFTA in terms of trade.
It would account for hal...
Speeches & Statements
Policy Dialogue on Unlocking the Potential of Regional Cooperation in South Asia for achieving Sustainable Development Goals: The Way Forward
Interactive Session with Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly on SDGs
Abstract: This paper explores fiscal instruments for promoting firm level R&D across the BICS (BRICS minus Russia) and six selected countries as well as the European Union (EU). The selected countries (apart from the BICS and EU) are Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Thailand, and...
Abstract: India has made significant progress towards implementing the scheme of Education for All. Several key programmes and policies have been initiated to provide free and compulsory education to all children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a Fundamental Right. Initiatives such...
Abstract: Considerable concern has been expressed by Indian policy makers about the low share of manufacturing in GDP and the stagnation in this share.Growth of the manufacturing sector is also considered essential to provide employment necessary to bring down the high rates of unemployment...