Association of Southeast Asian Nations


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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

A loose economic and geopolitical affiliation that includes Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Future members are likely to include Burma, Laos, and Cambodia.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

An economic and political alliance of sovereign states in southeastern Asia. It was established in 1967; its members are Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. ASEAN promotes regional cooperation on cultural and political levels, and it provides a forum for the peaceful resolution of disputes. Perhaps most important is ASEAN's work in regional integration. For example, it operates the ASEAN Free Trade Area and encourages members to invest in each other with as few restrictions as possible. It has also concluded common free trade agreements with a number of non-member countries, including Japan and Australia.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

a regional alliance formed in 1967 with the general objective of creating a ‘free trade area’ (see TRADE INTEGRATION entry for details) The current member countries of ASEAN are Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. See ASIA PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

a regional alliance formed in 1967 with the general objective of creating a FREE TRADE AREA. The current member countries of ASEAN are Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. However, only limited progress has been made to date towards the reduction of internal tariffs and quotas. See ASIAN PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION, TRADE INTEGRATION.
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New Delhi [India], Jan 25 ( ANI ): India and the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday evening adopted the Delhi Declaration and underscored the commitment to enhance physical and digital connectivity.
As part of their vision of a common market, the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wish to promote sustainable and climate-conscious agriculture and forestry.
It makes good sense, therefore, that we are actively promoting open markets, economic reform and pro-growth policies in all of our key bilateral relations in the region and especially using institutions such as APEC and Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Foreign Minister Keizo Obuchi returned to Tokyo early Monday after briefly attending part of a series of annual security talks between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue partners in Manila.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): India and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday evening adopted the Delhi Declaration and concurred to ratchet up their game in combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Two persons were hurt after vehicles designated for the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit collided at each other in Pasay City on Wednesday morning, radio dzMM reported.
From Asia, three contenders have officially declared bids -- South Korean Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Ban Ki Moon, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Surakiart Sathirathai, who is backed by the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and Sri Lankan peace negotiator Jayantha Dhanapala.
76 billion, with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries winning the biggest share at $3.
We cooperate closely with Singapore in regional and international fora, including Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum (ARF) and the U.
On the sidelines of the ADB session, he will attend a meeting on the evening of May 6 of finance ministers from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan and South Korea, they said.
At Applied Biosystems, Kumar will lead a business that has significant operations throughout Asia Pacific, including Japan, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and the 10 nations that comprise the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 25 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Secretary (East) Preeti Saran on Thursday underscored Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to all the ten leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries shows that the partnership is important to India's Act East Policy.

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