Register  |  Login  |  Inquiries  |  Sitemap
Advanced Search
Journal of Economic Integration 2004 September;19(3) :499-518.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.11130/jei.2004.19.3.499
Towards A New Regionalism in East Asia
Byeong-hae Sohn 
Kyung-pook National University
Copyright ©2004 Journal of Economic Integration
ABSTRACT

The world trade order is undergoing transformation into a tripartite trading system owing to the growing regionalism in East Asia. East Asia has become progressively integrated as a trading bloc through intensified intra-regional trade. A powerful engine for this integration is concentrated FDI flows, which have contributed to the international production networking. The NIEs and the ethnic Chinese network have assumed a leading role in intra-regional trade integration. For further regional integration, it is necessary to depict an institutional integration scheme in line with the growing sense of new East Asian regionalism. However, it has to embrace not only East Asian identity but also open regionalism and inter-regionalism in considering the emerging global triad system.

JEL Classification: F02, F15

Keywords: East Asia | East Asian identity | tripartite trading system | market-led integration | inter-regionalism
Editorial Office
Center for Economic Integration, Sejong Institution, Sejong University, 209, Neungdong-Ro, Gwangjin-Gu,
Seoul, 05006, Korea
TEL : +82-2-3408-3338    FAX : +82-2-3408-3338   E-mail : jei@sejong.ac.kr
Browse Articles |  Current Issue |  For Authors and Reviewers |  About
Copyright© by Center for Economic Integration. All right reserved.