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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Area of Cooperation

Regional Economy, Cooperation, Trade and Investment

Summary

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim countries or regions (styled 'member economies') to discuss the regional economy, cooperation, trade and investment. The membership is claimed to account for approximately 41 percent of the world's population, approximately 56 percent of world GDP and about 49 percent of world trade. The activities, including year-round meetings of the members' ministers, are coordinated by the APEC Secretariat.


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Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP)

Area of Cooperation

Regional Security

Summary

The Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) is a non-governmental (second track) process for dialogue on security issues in Asia Pacific.


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East Asia Summit (EAS)

Area of Cooperation

Regional Economy, Trade, Energy and Security

Summary

The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a Pan-Asia forum of 16 countries in East Asia, with ASEAN in a leadership position.


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Pacific Islands Foum (PIF)

Area of Cooperation

Development and Economic Policy, Trade and Investment, Political, International and Legal Affairs and Corporate Services

Summary

The Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)is an inter-governmental organization which aims to enhance cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean and represent their interests. It was founded in 1971 as the South Pacific Forum; the name was changed in 2000 to better reflect the correct geographic locations of its member states both in the north and south Pacific. The Forum's member states are: Australia, the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Since 2006, associate members territories are New Caledonia and French Polynesia.


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Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (SEP or P4 Agreement)

Area of Cooperation

Trade Relations, Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Policy

Summary

he Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (SEP), also known as the P4 agreement, is a multilateral free trade agreement between the countries of Brunei, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore which was signed on 3 June 2005 and came into force on 28 May 2006.


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