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UK-ASEAN factsheet

This factsheet gives an overview of the UK government’s relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and our priorities in the region.

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ASEAN is the deepest regional grouping in Asia. It brings together 10 countries in Southeast Asia: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

In 2019 the UK opened a new permanent British diplomatic mission to ASEAN in Jakarta, dedicated to growing our links with the ASEAN group.

This factsheet covers the UK government’s priorities with ASEAN in:

  • defence
  • security
  • trade and investment
  • development and infrastructure
  • tourism and education
  • science and innovation
Published 6 January 2020