Subregional Groups

Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area

Established in 1994, the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) aims to accelerate the socioeconomic development of less-developed, marginalized, and geographically remote areas in these four countries as part of a broader goal to narrow the development gaps, not only among ASEAN Member States, but also within them.

Greater Mekong Subregion

The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation Program was established in 1992 among countries that share the Mekong River—Cambodia, People’s Republic of China (specifically Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.