WE, 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, held the 23rd ASEAN Plus Three Summit via videoconference on 14 November 2020. The Summit was chaired by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Viet Nam, in his capacity as the Chair of ASEAN;

RECOGNISING that the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly affected the well-being, livelihood, and safety of our peoples and exerted severe pressure on the world and regional economy, bringing about serious challenges to societies and economies around the world;


23rd ASEAN+3 (APT) Summit