International Economic Alliance

                          International Economic Alliance

OPEC


OPEC's full form - ORGANIZATION OF PETROLEUM EXPORTING COUNTRIES

OPEC was formed on 14 September 1960

OPEC has 5 founding members

OPEC current members - 12 (Venezuela, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Angola, Nigeria, Algeria, UAE)

 The latest member of OPEC is Angola

 Recently OPEC left due to rising oil prices - Indonesia.

 OPEC is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

 OPEC non-Arab countries - Iran, Venezuela, Nigeria.

 Ecuador left OPEC in 1992

 Ecuador rejoined OPEC in 2006.


APEC


 Full form of APEC - ASIA PACIFIC ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION

 APEC was established in 1989

 APEC Founder - Bob Hawk (Australia)


 Founding members of APEC - 13

 APEC currently has 21 members (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, China, Brunei, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Chile, Peru, Russia).  And Vietnam.)

 Latest members of APEC - Russia, Vietnam, Peru.

 APEC Headquarters - Alexandra Point (Singapore)



CIRDAP



 CIRDAP full form - CENTER ON INTREGRATED RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR ASIA AND PACIFIC

 CIRDAP was established on 7 July 1989.

 CIRDAP members - Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Afghanistan, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Fiji.

 Secretary General of CIRDAP - Dr.  Maya Mong

 Director General of CIRDAP - Durga P Poddar

 CIRDAP Headquarters - Dhaka, Chameli House.




OECD


 OECD FULL - ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPING IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

 OECD was formed on 30 September 1971.

 OECD members - 32

 OECD Headquarters - Paris



 CP


 Full form of CP - COLOMBO PLAN

 COLOMBO PLAN was formed in 1950

 COLOMBO PLAN came into force on July 1, 1951.


 Primary members of COLOMBO PLAN - 6


 Current members of COLOMBO PLAN - 26 (latest Saudi Arabia)



 COLOMBO PLAN HEADQUARTERS - COLOMBO (SRI LANKA)

G-8


 G-8 (now G-7)

 G-8 Full Name - GROUP OF EIGHT (8 most industrialized countries in the world)
 The G-8 was established on 16 November 1985.

 G-8 founding members - 7 (latest Russia and last expelled Russia)


 The only Asian country in the G-8 - Japan

 The G-8 has no headquarters.

 The last G-8 conference was held in France (in 2019).







 Members of the G-8 - United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Britain, Japan.



 D-8


 Full version of D-8 - DEVELOPING 8

 D-8 was formed on June 15, 1997


 Proponent of D-8 - Former Turkish Prime Minister Masoud Al Tamas.

 D-8 member countries - (Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran and Nigeria.)

 Headquarters of D-8 - Istanbul, Turkey.

 The first D-8 conference was held on 14-15 June 1996.


G-20


 Name of the organization of the richest countries in the world - G-20

 The G-20 was founded in 1999

 G-20 member countries - India, China, United States, Japan, Canada,
 Germany, France, Turkey, Brazil, Italy, Argentina, Russia, Mexico, South Korea, 
South Africa, Australia, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, European Union.

 The only G-20 organization - the European Union.







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