The Ninth Consultations between the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the Minister for Trade of the Republic of Korea were held this week in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN said that the meeting ran smoothly. “I think the need and the awareness for cooperation in the economic area is very high and they would like to see the economic integration moving forward,” Dr Surin commented.

The ASEAN Ministers expressed their appreciation to the Government of Korea for their continued support in economic cooperation and contribution towards the ASEAN-Korea Economic Cooperation Fund.

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