Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
In the Spotlight
This review recommends possible extension and/or realignment of economic corridors to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency in advancing economic integration in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
ADB's Trade Finance Program called for greater financial integration, including development of trade finance, among Greater Mekong Subregion countries at a conference in Bangkok.
Ministers from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) endorsed a five-year action plan framework that includes $64 billion in projects to help the subregion achieve inclusive growth and sustainable development.
In Cambodia, farmers are gaining access to the technology, markets, credit, and knowledge that they need to earn better incomes.
The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) is a natural economic area bound together by the Mekong River, covering 2.6 million square kilometers and a combined population of around 326 million.
The GMS countries are Cambodia, the People's Republic of China (PRC, specifically Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
In 1992, with assistance from ADB, the six countries entered into a program of subregional economic cooperation, designed to enhance economic relations among the countries. Read more.