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The First ASEAN Economic Ministers and the Minister for Trade of the Republic of Korea Consultation Joint Media Statement Jakarta, 4 September 2004
1. The First ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-Korea Consultation was held on 4 September 2004 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Rini M.S. Soewandi, Minister of Industry and Trade, Indonesia; and H.E. Kim Hyun-Chong, Minister for Trade, Republic of Korea.
2. The Ministers were satisfied that the quality of dialogue at this First Consultation which underlined the strength and maturity of the ASEAN-Korea partnership. They reiterated the importance of regular and continuing engagement between ASEAN and Korea on practical cooperation on matters of mutual interest, in particular, regional and international and economic issues. The Ministers also discussed areas of future cooperation which would underscore their continued commitment to the dialogue relationship.