ASEAN Quick Facts

ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)
ASEAN Secretariart: Jakarta
Population: 626 million
Chair rotates among member states.
Flag of BruneiBRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Capital: Bandar Seri Begawan
Population: 0.4 million
Member Since: 1984
US-Brunei treaty relations have been active since 1850
Flag of IndonesiaINDONESIA
Capital: Jakarta
Population: 248 million
Member Since: 1967
World’s fourth largest country by population
Flag of CambodiaCAMBODIA
Capital: Phnom Penh
Population: 15 million
Member Since: 1999
The United States is Cambodia’s largest trading partner
Flag of LaosLAOS
Capital: Vientiane
Population: 7 million
Member Since: 1997
Laos joined the World Trade Organization in 2013
Flag of MalaysiaMALAYSIA
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Population: 30 million
Member Since: 1967
The United States is the largest investor in Malaysia
Flag of SingaporeSINGAPORE
Capital: Singapore
Population: 5 million
Member Since: 1967
First US Free Trade Agreement partner in Asia
Flag of MyanmarMYANMAR (BURMA)
Capital: Nay Pyi Taw
Population: 65 million
Member Since: 1997
Myanmar is America’s newest trading partner
Flag of ThailandTHAILAND
Capital: Bangkok 
Population: 68 million
Member Since: 1967
America’s oldest treaty partner in Asia, starting in 1833
Flag of the PhilippinesTHE PHILIPPINES
Capital: Manila
Population: 97 million
Member Since: 1967
Largest Filipino population outside the Philippines is in the US
Flag of VietnamVIETNAM
Capital: Hanoi
Population: 90 million
Member Since: 1995
Trade relations with the US reestablished in 1994

Source (Population): International Monetary Fund 2013 data. Monetary values are all in US$ and all numbers are rounded throughout.