ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)


Date of Entry into Force:
01-28-1992
Member countries (Original, Adherent and Withdrawal):
Countries Date of Entry into Force Date of Withdrawal Observation
bandera bn Brunei Darussalam 01-28-1992 - -
bandera kh Cambodia 01-28-1992 - -
bandera id Indonesia 01-28-1992 - -
bandera la Lao People's Democratic Republic 01-28-1992 - -
bandera my Malaysia 01-28-1992 - -
bandera mm Myanmar 01-28-1992 - -
bandera ph Philippines 01-28-1992 - -
bandera sg Singapore 01-28-1992 - -
bandera th Thailand 01-28-1992 - -
bandera vn Vietnam 01-28-1992 - -

Intra Agreement Exports:

Total member Exports
US$ 845,464,595
Intra-regional Exports:

US$ 225,561,396 (26.7%)


Exports to Agreement Members:
% of Total Exports 2002 2017
Brunei Darussalam - 32.1%
Cambodia - -
Indonesia - 23.3%
Lao People's Democratic Republic - -
Malaysia 25.6% 29%
Myanmar - 27.7%
Philippines - 14.7%
Singapore 27.2% 28.9%
Thailand 19.9% -
Vietnam - -

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