1. Economic Ministers from the ten ASEAN Member States and China (“the Ministers”) met virtually on 27 August 2020 meeting for the Nineteenth AEM-MOFCOM Consultations. The Consultations were co-chaired by H.E. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam, and H.E. Zhong Shan, Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China. 2. [...]
The pandemic has triggered an unprecedented global health and economic crisis. Mitigating its economic impact requires solidarity and collaboration. We are committed to working together to: (i) sustain and deepen the close economic ties between ASEAN and the UK; (ii) mitigate the economic impact of COVID- 19; (iii) strengthen economic resilience; and (iv) pursue sustainable [...]
The 52nd Meeting of the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) was held virtually on 25 August 2020. It was chaired by H.E. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade of Viet Nam. The 52nd AEM was preceded by a preparatory meeting of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials (SEOM). The AEM also held joint meetings with [...]
In recognition of the Joint Statement of the Special ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) issued by the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea on 14 April 2020 and the Joint [...]
1. The Twelfth Cambodia - Lao PDR - Myanmar - Viet Nam (CLMV) Economic Ministers’ Meeting (EMM) was held on 24 August 2020 via videoconference. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Mrs. Khemmani Pholsena, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR. Download the full statement here.
Special Meeting on Reducing Poverty and Building Resilience: Towards COVID-19 Recovery WE, the ASEAN Ministers responsible for rural development and poverty eradication gathered for the virtual Special Meeting on Reducing Poverty and Building Resilience: Towards Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Recovery on 19 August 2020; RECALL the Chairman’s Statement of the 36th ASEAN Summit wherein the ASEAN [...]