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Indian Ocean Region


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    • Indian Ocean Rim countries
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    • found: Songs from the seashore : an anthology of poetry from the Indian Ocean Rim, 2014:p. 1 (countries of the Indian Ocean Rim Association; twenty member countries of the IORA; Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation) p. 18 (Indian Ocean Rim countries) p. 4 of cover (poets from eighteen countries in the Indian Ocean region)
    • found: Indian Ocean Rim Association website, Feb. 3, 2016:About us (The Indian Ocean Rim is a region comprised of the states whose shores are washed by the waters of the Indian Ocean. The region is home to about two billion people. It is a region of much cultural diversity and richness - in languages, religions, traditions, arts and cuisines. The countries of the Indian Ocean Rim vary considerably in terms of their areas, populations and levels of economic development. They may also be divided into a number of sub-regions (Australasia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia and Eastern & Southern Africa), each with their own regional groupings (such as ASEAN, SAARC, GCC and SADC, to name a few).) membership (21 Member States - Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalai, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, UAE and Yemen)
    • found: Enabling women's contributions to the Indian Ocean Rim economies, 2015, viewed online via UN Women website, Feb. 3, 2016:p. 1 (the people of the Indian Ocean Rim) p. 4 (Indian Ocean Rim countries)
    • found: Australia. Parliament. Senate. Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee. The importance of the Indian Ocean rim for Australia's foreign, trade and defence policy, 2013, viewed online Feb. 3, 2016:p. xv (the Indian Ocean rim; countries of the Indian Ocean rim; Indian Ocean rim countries; nations of the Indian Ocean Rim) p. 1 (the Indian Ocean Region) p. 7 (The Indian Ocean is the world's third largest ocean and its 26 littoral countries are home to 2.3 billion people. These Indian Ocean rim countries include some of the world's most populous (India, Indonesia) as well as small and sparsely populated islands. Three countries have a United Nations Human Development Index of over 0.8 (Australia, Singapore and Oman), while the majority of Indian Ocean rim countries rate in the low to medium development categories. The Indian Ocean rim also includes countries such as India, Timor-Leste, Mozambique and Sri Lanka which have high levels of economic growth.) p. 8 (While some submissions use 'rim' and 'region' interchangeably when discussing the countries which constitute the Indian Ocean rim area, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) notes that the terms can vary and include different countries.) p. 9 (Countries located in the Indian Ocean rim: Australia, Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Comoros, Djibouti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Pakistan, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, UAE, Yemen; Indian Ocean region: Indian Ocean Rim countries plus Bahrain, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan)
    • found: Floyd, D. Investing opportunities in the Indian Ocean Rim, 2016, via Nasdaq, Inc. website, Feb. 3, 2016(The 30-plus countries of the Indian Ocean Rim were home to over a third of the world's population in 2010, but only 10% of world GDP by purchasing power parity. ... The Pacific Rim has been receiving the lion's share of the world's attention due to China's economic success. But there is plenty of potential in the Indian Ocean Rim, particularly in India, Indonesia, and the East African region; Indian Ocean Rim countries)
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    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2016-05-10: revised
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