1. Economic Ministers from the ten ASEAN Member States and the Republic of Korea (“the Ministers”) met on 8 September 2017 in Pasay City, Philippines, for the Fourteenth AEM-ROK Consultations. The Consultations were co-chaired by H.E. Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Philippines, and H.E. Kim Hyun-chong, Minister for Trade of the Republic of Korea.

2. The Minister of Korea congratulated ASEAN Ministers on the 50th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN, which marked a historic milestone in ASEAN’s regional integration. The Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen economic cooperation towards shared prosperity and inclusive growth.

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