Connecting Nations, Linking People

Publication | December 2005

This publication outlines the GMS Economic Cooperation Program (GMS Program) which was initiated in 1992 with the support of ADB. It aims to promote economic cooperation among Cambodia, People's Republic of China (PRC), Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

The GMS Program covers nine priority sectors: transportation, telecommunications, energy, environment, human resource development, trade, investment, tourism, and agriculture.


  • ADB President's Message
  • Peace, Prosperity, and Poverty Reduction
  • Road to Opportunity
  • Joint Effort Tackles Trafficking
  • Battling Bird Flu
  • Going with the Flow
  • Driving Change
  • Air Wave Awareness
  • Tourism Boom
  • Easing Border Barriers
  • Business Blooms
  • Corridor Lifts Hopes, Incomes
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Details

  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • Cambodia
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
  • 051405

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