26th APT Summit, 2023

26th ASEAN Plus Three Summit commits to strengthen process to promote cooperation

Jakarta, Indonesia 6 September 2023

The ASEAN Secretariat delegation, led by Secretary-General of ASEAN Dr Kao Kim Hourn, attended the 26th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign (APT) Summit convened today in Jakarta. The APT countries reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen and deepen the APT process which plays a key role in promoting regional cooperation and addressing emerging issues. The meeting welcomed the good progress made in the implementation of the APT Cooperation Work Plan (2023-2027) and discussed enhanced APT cooperation in a wide range of areas. The Leaders also adopted the ASEAN Plus Three Leaders’ Statement on Development of Electric Vehicle Ecosystem.

Chairman’s Statement of the 26th ASEAN Plus Three Summit

The 26th ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit was held on 6 September 2023 in Jakarta. The Summit was chaired by H.E. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, and attended by ASEAN Member States, the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK), and the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste as an Observer. The Secretary-General of ASEAN, the Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), and the Secretary-General of the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) were also in attendance.

26th ASEAN Plus Three Summit takes place in Jakarta