The Nineteenth ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting Plus Three (China, Japan, Korea) (19th AMEM+3) was held virtually on 16 September 2022. The Meeting was chaired by H.E Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy, Kingdom of Cambodia and co-chaired by H.E Mr. REN Jingdong, Vice Administrator, National Energy Administration, People’s Republic of China, H.E. SATOMI Ryuji, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan, and H.E. Won-Ju Lee, Director-General for Energy Policy, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE), Republic of Korea. The Meeting was also attended by the ASEAN Member States.
The Meeting acknowledged the positive outcomes generated from the efforts and measures to recover from the economic downturn caused by the global COVID19 pandemic. The Meeting further acknowledged the global geopolitical events that affect the regional energy markets and supply security, including the volatility of energy prices and resiliency of energy supply chain. The Meeting reiterated the need to enhance international cooperation in mitigating supply disruptions and strengthening system flexibility to cope with the everchanging global dynamics to ensure continued and affordable energy supply in achieving sustainable economic recovery.