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e-ASEAN Framework Agreement

For the purposes of this Agreement the following terms shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings indicated below: (a) “Information and Communications Technology” (ICT) shall refer to infrastructure, hardware and software systems, needed to capture, process and disseminate information to generate information-based products and services; (b) “ICT products” shall mean the products in the WTO Information Technology Agreement (ITA1) and related products which Member States may agree to add later; (c) “ICT services” shall mean the Information and Communications-related services listed in the Central Product Classification (CPC) and any additional related services which Member States may agree to add later; and (d) “Investment(s)" shall mean direct investment(s) related to the production of ICT products and the provision of ICT services.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Indonesia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Issuing agency/parties
  • English
Formal type of document ASEAN Agreements
  • Access to information
  • Economy and commerce
  • Open technologies
  • Science and technology policy and administration
  • Technologies
License unspecified
Copyright No
Access and use constraints

There are no known access and use constraints.

Status Framework agreement signed
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date November 25, 2000
Effective/Enforced Date November 25, 2000
Publication reference
Keywords ICT,ASEAN
Date uploaded September 17, 2018, 06:43 (UTC)
Date modified September 17, 2018, 06:45 (UTC)