20th AMEM+3, 2023

Joint Ministerial Statement of the Twentieth ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting Plus Three (20th AMEM+3)

Bali, Indonesia 24 August 2023

  1. The Twentieth ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting Plus Three (China, Japan, Korea) (20th AMEM+3) was held on 24 August 2023 in Bali, Indonesia. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Arifin Tasrif, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia. The Meeting also welcomed the Minister of Petroleum and Minerals of Timor-Leste as observer.
  2. The Meeting acknowledged ASEAN, as the epicentrum of growth in the region, which is facing numerous challenges towards the harmonisation of energy security, sustainability, and economic development. The Meeting also acknowledged the impacts of the global geopolitical tension which are causing energy price and market volatilities as well as supply chain disruptions. The Meeting emphasised the importance of strengthening regional energy cooperation as an instrument to address those challenges and to keep up the momentum of the economic recovery, growth and development.