Dr. Ponciano S. Intal, Jr.

intalSenior Economist
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)


Ponciano S. Intal, Jr. is a Senior Economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dr. Intal has been the lead coordinator (together with his ERIA colleagues) of a number of major ERIA projects on ASEAN Economic Community over the past five years, including ASEAN Rising: ASEAN and AEC Beyond 2015; the Mid-Term Review of the Implementation of the AEC Blueprint; and the AEC Scorecard monitoring project. At present, he is the lead coordinator of the Framing the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Post-2015 and the Towards Responsive Regulations and Regulatory Coherence in ASEAN and East Asia: Deconstructing Effective and Efficient Regulatory Management Systems projects. Dr. Intal also led two important ERIA projects on agricultural trade and development in ASEAN.


Session 6B: Enhancing Intra-ASEAN Agricultural Trade: Identifying Choke Points to Supply Chain Connectivity and Opportunities for Improvement