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Glossary:Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The Association of South East Asian Nations, abbreviated as ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok (Thailand) to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development and to promote peace and stability in the region.

World economic regions (outside EU) and ASEAN (orange)

Member States of ASEAN are:

  • Brunei (Brunei Darussalam)
  • Cambodia (Kingdom of Cambodia)
  • Indonesia (Republic of Indonesia)
  • Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic)
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar (Burma/Myanmar)
  • Philippines (Republic of the Philippines)
  • Singapore (Republic of Singapore)
  • Thailand (Kingdom of Thailand)
  • Vietnam (Socialist Republic of Vietnam)

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