1.Date: January 2007
2.Place: Japan (Tokyo)
3.Members: ASEAN (10 countries), Japan, China, and South Korea
4.Sponsor: ASEAN-Japan (Japan bears the costs of hosting the first conference.)
5.Agenda The conference aims to organize thoughts on how the internationally comparative industrial classifications (East Asian version of ISIC) should be developed, and also to discuss how to complete such classifications by the target year of 2010.
6.Secretariat: Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (commission to: Hitachi Research Institute)