7.1    Strengthen economic cooperation and dialogue in trade through the EAS Economic Ministers’ Meeting, EAS Senior Economic Officials' Meeting, and other mechanisms, including business forums;

7.2    Support regional economic integration efforts and strengthen and promote trade and investment among the EAS participating countries by:

7.2.1     Supporting the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025;

7.2.2     Reaffirm the commitment to further strengthen regional economic integration in the East Asia region and note developments in ongoing trade negotiations;