The Participants in the East Asian Summit

Map: University of Alabama (our apologies to New Zealand for being unable to find an appropriate map which includes their beautiful country without sacrificing detail about the various ASEAN countries)

 


The Natural Resources of the Participants in the East Asian Summit

(Data from The World Factbook 2005)

 

The ten ASEAN members

 

 

Brunei

Petroleum, natural gas, timber

Cambodia

Oil and gas, timber, gemstones, some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential

Indonesia

Petroleum, tin, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal, gold, silver

Lao PR

Timber, hydropower, gypsum, tin, gold, gemstones

Malaysia

Tin, petroleum, timber, copper, iron ore, natural gas, bauxite

Myanmar

Petroleum, timber, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, some marble, limestone, precious stones, natural gas, hydropower

The Philippines

Timber, petroleum, nickel, cobalt, silver, gold, salt, copper

Singapore

Fish, deepwater ports

Thailand

Tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land

Vietnam

Phosphates, coal, manganese, bauxite, chromate, offshore oil and gas deposits, forests, hydropower

 

 

The other three members of (ASEAN + 3)

China

Coal, iron ore, petroleum, natural gas, mercury, tin, tungsten, antimony, manganese, molybdenum, vanadium, magnetite, aluminum, lead, zinc, uranium, hydropower potential (world's largest)

Japan

Negligible mineral resources, fish

South Korea

Coal, tungsten, graphite, molybdenum, lead, hydropower potential

 

 

The other three members of the East Asian Summit

Australia

Bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas, petroleum

India

Coal (fourth-largest reserves in the world), iron ore, manganese, mica, bauxite, titanium ore, chromite, natural gas, diamonds, petroleum, limestone, arable land

New Zealand

Natural gas, iron ore, sand, coal, timber, hydropower, gold, limestone

 

 

Some Economic Parameters of the Participants in the East Asian Summit

(Data from The World Factbook 2005)