USTR - Press Release,58/10en-usJoint Media Statement of USTR and the ASEAN Economic Ministers - Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam21 August 2013, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam  JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT  1. Consultations between the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the United States Trade Representative (“the Ministers”) were held on 21 August 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The Consultations were co-chaired by The Hon. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam and H.E. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative. Trade Representative Kirk Reports Regional, Bilateral Progress at ASEAN Meetings in Cambodia8/31/2012Siem Reap, Cambodia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk today reiterated the Obama Administration's intention to deepen and strengthen trade and investment between the United States and Southeast Asian nations. Ambassador Kirk's comments followed the close of economic ministerial meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the first-ever U.S.-ASEAN Business Summit.