Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam16 September 2021
The Eighteenth ASEAN+3 Ministers on Energy Meeting (18th AMEM+3) was held virtually on 16 September 2021. The Meeting was chaired by Hon. Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mat Suny bin Haji Md Hussein, Minister of Energy, Brunei Darussalam and co-chaired by H.E Mr. Ren Jingdong, Vice Administrator, National Energy Administration, China, The People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Ejima Kiyoshi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan, and H.E Mr. Kyungsung Kang, Deputy Minister for Energy and Industry, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), the Republic of Korea. The Meeting was also attended by the ASEAN Member States.
The Meeting affirmed that the ASEAN+3 countries are committed to pursue post-pandemic economic recovery towards sustainable development and growth by accelerating realistic energy transition, building a resilient and secure energy supply chain, delivering green jobs, and improving resource efficiency. The Meeting noted the efforts to strengthen energy resiliency by balancing the energy economic cost, risk on energy supply, and regional interest and policy on energy development.