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ASEAN to hold Economic Ministers' meeting in August

08-10-2011 10:32 BJT

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Economic Ministers from ASEAN'S ten countries are set to convene in Manado, Indonesia. The meeting will be held from August 10th to the 14th.

On the agenda are ASEAN internal issues to include efforts to achieve the ASEAN Economic Community, also named AEC, by 2015.

The meeting in Manado will also discuss future plans following the establishment of the AEC, and the role of ASEAN in the East Asian region.

ASEAN economic ministers are also expected to discuss the sectors of trade and investment in the region. This year, they will be joined by Australia, India, South Korea, China, and New Zealand. The US and Russia will join the discussion for the first time this year.




Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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