Dr. Dearmi Artis is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Department of Economics and Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Jambi (UNJA), Indonesia. His main research interest lies in the field of International Trade Policy, its relation to several global environmental issues and International Business Operation of Indonesian Firms in Central Asia. Currently, he is working on Taiwan's New Southbound Policy, impact and economic implications for Asean countries. He is joining the CRC 990-EFForTS in 2018 as counterpart in the group of Prof. Krisztina Kis-Katos.