Structure & Responsibilities

Structure

The ASEAN Integration Monitoring Directorate (AIMD) is one of the three directorates under the ASEAN Economic Community Department of the ASEAN Secretariat. The other directorates include the Market Integration Directorate (MID) and Sectoral Development Directorate (SDD).

AIMD comprises of four divisions, namely:

Monitoring, Surveillance, Coordination Division

  1. Conducts systematic monitoring of the implementation and outcomes of ASEAN’s regional economic integration agenda;
  2. Conducts surveillance of ASEAN economies, as well as regional and global economic trends and developments that could affect ASEAN economies and economic integration in the region;
  3. Coordinates with operational divisions (sectoral and cross-sectoral) in undertaking monitoring of regional economic integration.
  4. Coordinates information dissemination, communication and reporting on ASEAN economic integration; and
  5. Provides support to high level AEC meetings.

 

 

 

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Monitoring, Surveillance, Coordination Division

Analysis & Monitoring on Trade, Industry & Emerging Issues Division

  1. Develops and implements research programs to support the deepening of economic integration in the areas of Trade, industry & Emerging Issues;
  2. Undertakes high-quality research and policy analyses to enhance and deepen ASEAN’s economic integration agenda;
  3. Provides high level policy and technical advice and recommendations to relevant sectoral bodies and meetings to support their work in developing their programs and agendas;
  4. Develops and manages research projects, including those funded by Dialogue Partners and international organizations; and
  5. Coordinates and collaborates with research organizations in ASEAN and other research organizations undertaking research on ASEAN.

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Analysis & Monitoring on Trade, Industry & Emerging Issues Division

 Analysis and Monitoring on Finance& Socio-Economic Issues Division

  1. Develops and implements research programs to support the deepening of economic integration in the areas of Finance and Socio-Economic Issues;
  2. Undertakes high-quality research and policy analyses to enhance and deepen ASEAN’s economic integration agenda;
  3.  Provides high level policy and technical advice and recommendations to relevant sectoral bodies and meetings to support their work in developing their programs and agendas;
  4. Develops and manages research projects, including those funded by Dialogue Partners and international organizations; and
  5. Coordinates and collaborates with research organizations in ASEAN and other research organizations undertaking research on ASEAN.

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Analysis and Monitoring on Finance& Socio-Economic Issues Division

Statistics Division

  1. Manages ASEAN cooperation in statistics, including setting up regional guidelines and frameworks as well as other enabling mechanisms and other initiatives
  2. Promotes the development, collection, dissemination and communication of timely and comparable ASEAN statistics;
  3. Leads the development of and provision of statistical indicators in support of ASEAN initiatives under the three pillars of the ASEAN Community; and
  4. Promotes statistical capacity building.

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Statistics Division

Responsibilities

In its pursuit to support economic integration initiatives in ASEAN; AIMD among others,

Implements regional surveillance and economic integration monitoring;

Provides high level policy and technical advice and recommendations;

Shapes the economic research and policy analysis programme;

 

Ensures effective information dissemination, communication and reporting;

 

And provides in-house capacity development.