The Economic Ministers from ASEAN, the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea express serious concern over the COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to affect the lives of  peoplein the region and around the world. They also express their deepest sympathies to the loss of lives and the suffering caused by the pandemic. They expect that the contagion of the outbreak should be stemmed within the soonest possible time and express their commitment to a coordinated response among themselves to mitigate the economic impact of the pandemic to their respective countries and the region.

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(JUNE 2020) Special ASEAN Plus Three Economic Ministers’ (AEM +3) Virtual Conference Meeting on Covid-19 Response