Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)
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
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division Southeast Asia Department
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila 1550, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 86324444
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