ASEM and Myanmar; ASEM and World

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ASEM and Myanmar; ASEM and World

  • After Myanmar has become the ASEAN member since ASEAN summit meeting held at Hanoi, Vietnam in 2014, it has attended every ASEM meeting.
  • The President level representing Myanmar has attended ASEM summit meeting starting from 9th ASEM summit meeting held at Vientiane, Laos in 2012.
  • Though currently all the countries of Asia and Europe are not included in ASEM, it represents 70% of World population, 58% of World GDP and 60% of World trade volume.
  • Out of 10 world economic giants 7 economic giants and 12 G-20 countries are included.
  • ASEM is a significant meeting on the stability and development of world economy and politics.

 

ASEM Discussions

• ASEM Discussions are classified into Summit Meeting, Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Other Ministers’ Meeting and High Level Officials’ Meeting.

 • ASEM Summit Meeting shall be attended by Head of the Government and it will be held biennially in Asia and Europe in turn.

 • As ASEM can give decision on important issues, Summit Meetings are the highest authoritative body.

 • 1st Summit Meeting was held in Bangkok, Thailand in 1996

• 2nd Summit Meeting was held in London, Britain in 1998

 • 3rd Summit Meeting was held in Seoul, South Korea in 2000

 • 4th Summit Meeting was held in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2002

 • 5th Summit Meeting was held in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2004

• 6th Summit Meeting was held in Helsinki, Finland in 2006

• 7th Summit Meeting was held in Beijing, China in 2008

• 8th Summit Meeting was held in Brussels, Belgian in 2010

• 9th Summit Meeting was held in Vientiane, Laos in 2012

 • 10th Summit Meeting was held in Milan, Italy in 2014 • 11th Summit Meeting was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2016