Key Outcomes of the 12th AEC Council Meeting, 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Meeting and Related Meetings

The 46th AEM and Related Meetings were held from 25-28 August in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Economic Ministers from the ten ASEAN Member States (AMS) attended the meetings, which included the ASEAN Economic Community Council (AECC), AEM, ASEAN Free Trae Area (AFTA) Council, ASEAN Investment Area (AIA) Council, Cambodia Laos Myanmar and Viet Nam (CLMV) Economic Ministers, the ASEAN-Mekong Basin Development Cooperation (AMBDC), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and consultations with ASEAN’s Dialogue Partners (i.e. Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Republic of Korea and the United States). ASEAN Economic Ministers also had consultations with ASEAN Business Advisory Council and EU-ASEAN Business Council. Two private sector events were also held at the margins of the 46th AEM including 1stPublic-Private Dialogue on New Industries and 2nd US-ASEAN Business Summit.