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ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH EAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)

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Definition:
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) established in 1967 by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand to promote the economic, social and cultural development of the region through co-operative programmes, to safeguard the political and economic stability of the region, and to serve as a forum for the resolution if inter-regional differences. Brunei Darussalam (1984), Vietnam (1995), Laos (1997) and Myanmar (1997) have since joined the Association.

Source Publication:
OECD Agricultural Outlook: 2000-2005, OECD, 2000 edition, Annex II, Glossary of Terms.

Statistical Theme: International trade statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2002