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East Asean Growth Area





Our  goal of EAGA  (East Asean Growth Area) is to increase TRADE, INVESTMENTS, and TOURISM in the region.

In October 1992, Philippine President Fidel Ramos discussed the EAGA concept with East ASEAN Heads of State in Brunei Darussalam. Three months later (January 1993), President Ramos again discussed EAGA with Prime Minister Mahathir during his State Visit to Malaysia. Government and private sector missions began on May 1993, whence public officials and businessmen from Mindanao flew to Sulawesi, Indonesia and Sarawak, Malaysia. In September of the same year, President Ramos route back to the Philippines from his State Visit to Indonesia took him to Davao via Manado. Then President Suharto publicly endorses EAGA. In October 1993, EAGA was discussed by the Economic Ministers during ASEAN Economic Ministers' Meeting in Singapore, and one month later the S ultan of Brunei confirms participation in EAGA.

In March 1994, Davao City, Philippine played host to the Inaugural BIMP-EAGA Senior Officials' and Ministers' Meeting.

BIMP-EAGA Activities

  • Symposium on China-ASEAN Relations (Oct. 25, 2006 - UP Diliman, Quezon City)
  • ASEAN-China Relations Symposium (Oct. 25, 2006 - Bulwagang Sala'am, Romulo Hall, U.P Diliman, Quezon City)
  • Senior Energy Officials Working Group Meeting (Nov. 5 - 6, 2006 - Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia)
  • 14th Senior Officials' Meeting and 11th Ministerial Meeting (Nov. 6 - 11, 2006 - Malaysia)
  • 14th BIMP-EAGA Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) (Nov. 8, 2006 - Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia)


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