29 Aug The 7th ASEM Economic Ministers’ Meeting held in Seoul
The 7th ASEM Economic Ministers’ Meeting held in Seoul
The 7th ASEM Economic Ministers’ Meeting(EMM) will be held in Seoul on 21-22 September 2017, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea.
ASEM EMM was especially dedicated to discussing relevant economic issues including trade and investment matters within the ASEM region.
This EMM is the first in 12 years since 2005. The global economy is facing major challenges from escalating protectionism as well as fundamental transformation triggered by the 4th Industrial Revolution. Against this background, the 7th ASEM EMM will provide a valuable opportunity for ASEM partners to find region-wide ways for economic cooperation by discussing the following topics; △ Facilitating and Promoting Trade & Investment, △Strengthening Economic Connectivity, △Sustainable and Inclusive Growth.
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea will designate September 18-22 as “ASEM Week” to promote and strengthen economic cooperation between Asia and Europe. During this period, economic conferences and forums in conjunction with the 7th ASEM EMM will take place in Seoul.