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Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

History and Membership. ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organization formed by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand through the Bangkok Declaration which was signed by their foreign ministers on 8 Aug. 1967. Brunei joined in 1984, Vietnam in 1995, Laos and Myanmar in 1997 and Cambodia in 1999. Papua New Guinea also has observer status. In 2001 the combined GDP of member countries was estimated to be US$550,000m.

Keywords

Foreign Minister South ASIAN East ASIAN Dialogue Partner MEKONG Basin 
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Further Reading

  1. Broinowski, A., Understanding ASEAN. London, 1982.—(ed.) ASEAN into the 1990s. London, 1990CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Van Hoa, Tran, (ed.) Economic Developments and Prospects in the ASEAN. London, 1997Google Scholar
  3. Wawn, B., The Economics of the ASEAN Countries. London, 1982CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2003

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  • Barry Turner

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