Asia Economic Institute (AEI) is the world's first independent, non-political and non-governmental think-tank dedicated to studying, researching and understanding Asia's trade, investment and business affairs.

AEI believes in improving the lives of ordinary people across Asia through education, innovation and private sector leadership. AEI envisions a prosperous Asia working in partnership with countries across Europe, America and Africa to lead the world economy towards a better future, contributing to the welfare of humanity and the planet.

At AEI, we bring together from across the world, the most visionary, disruptive and entrepreneurial private sector leaders, leading academicians, prominent civil society activists and talented public sector policy makers to create a bright future of peace, unity and opportunities for all.