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2013 ~ 2013 ~

Negotiations start on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (Trade zone between ASEAN, and 6 major trading partners – Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea)

2012 2012 ~

21st ASEAN Summit held in Cambodia

2009 2009 ~

Free Trade Agreement with Australia and New Zealand signed.

2007 November 20, 2007

ASEAN signs charter giving its 10 member states a legal identity, a first step towards its aim of a free trade area by 2015.

2005 December 2005

First meeting of the ASEAN Plus Six, also called the East Asia Summit, comprising the ASEAN countries plus China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand.

1999 April 1999

Cambodia joins ASEAN

1997 December 1997

First meeting of ASEAN Plus Three, comprising leaders of the 10 ASEAN members and their counterparts from East Asia -- China, Japan and South Korea

July 1997

Laos and Myanmar join ASEAN

1995 April 1995

Vietnam joins ASEAN

1994 1994 ~

ASEAN establishes the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), which is focused on security interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region. Besides ASEAN member states, the present participants include Australia, Canada, China, European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Mongolia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Russian Federation and the United States.

1984 January 1984

Brunei joins ASEAN

1978 September 1978

First ASEAN-European Economic Community ministerial meeting held in Brussels

1976 February 1976

First ASEAN Summit convenes in Bali, Indonesia

1967 August 1967

ASEAN was established through the Bangkok Declaration by the five original member countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

2013 ~
2013 ~

Negotiations start on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (Trade zone between ASEAN, and 6 major trading partners – Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea)

2012
2012 ~

21st ASEAN Summit held in Cambodia

2009
2009 ~

Free Trade Agreement with Australia and New Zealand signed.

2007
November 20, 2007

ASEAN signs charter giving its 10 member states a legal identity, a first step towards its aim of a free trade area by 2015.

2005
December 2005

First meeting of the ASEAN Plus Six, also called the East Asia Summit, comprising the ASEAN countries plus China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand.

1999
April 1999

Cambodia joins ASEAN

1997
December 1997

First meeting of ASEAN Plus Three, comprising leaders of the 10 ASEAN members and their counterparts from East Asia -- China, Japan and South Korea

July 1997

Laos and Myanmar join ASEAN

1995
April 1995

Vietnam joins ASEAN

1994
1994 ~

ASEAN establishes the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), which is focused on security interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region. Besides ASEAN member states, the present participants include Australia, Canada, China, European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Mongolia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Russian Federation and the United States.

1984
January 1984

Brunei joins ASEAN

1978
September 1978

First ASEAN-European Economic Community ministerial meeting held in Brussels

1976
February 1976

First ASEAN Summit convenes in Bali, Indonesia

1967
August 1967

ASEAN was established through the Bangkok Declaration by the five original member countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

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