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Small Business Stories Galvanize Support

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 8:19 pm | APEC

Small Business Stories Galvanize Support for Inclusive Agenda Issued by the APEC Secretariat Lima, Peru, 19 November 2016 - Stories of two families from the opposite sides of the Pacific, who tapped the benefits of connectivity and mobility to successfully ... More >>

APEC Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 10:54 pm | APEC

Ministers Issue Joint Statement Issued by the 2016 APEC Ministerial Meeting Lima, Peru, 18 November 2016 – Facing stagnated trade and rising scrutiny of globalization, Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies concluded the 2016 APEC Ministerial Meeting ... More >>

APEC's Trade Fix

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:19 pm | APEC

Sluggish trade growth and rising scrutiny of globalization have cast these forces into uncertainty. On the eve of the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Lima, APEC Committee on Trade and Investment Chair Marie Sherylyn Aquia discussed the implications ... More >>

APEC Finance Ministers Announce Joint Statement

Sunday, 16 October 2016, 8:44 pm | APEC

APEC Finance Ministers Announce Joint Statement Issued by the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting Lima, Peru, 15 October 2016 – Finance Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies announced a joint statement at the conclusion of their meeting in Lima ... More >>

APEC Finance Ministers Embrace Structural Reform

Sunday, 16 October 2016, 8:42 pm | APEC

APEC Finance Ministers Embrace Structural Reform Issued by the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting Lima, Peru, 15 October 2016 – “APEC as a group can help instill global growth amid concerns of lower trade volumes and weakening productivity,” said Peru’s ... More >>

APEC Seeks Efficient Biotech Framework

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 11:06 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Agricultural Biotechnology Piura, Peru, 23 September 2016 – Improved agricultural products are planted in almost 88 million hectares in the Asia-Pacific region. The question of how the APEC member ... More >>

APEC Launches Online Regulatory Learning Tool

Monday, 22 August 2016, 11:39 am | APEC

Inefficient and ineffective regulations can take resources away from people, drive up costs for business, and make economies less competitive and productive, APEC officials have warned in the past. Now, a platform is available to address this. More >>

APEC Names Asia-Pacific’s Top Women Entrepreneurs

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 9:11 pm | APEC

Lima, Peru, 3 July 2016 – APEC officials responsible for women’s affairs and small and medium enterprises together with business community representatives have named Xiao Wei of China, founder of a specialized women’s clothing line whose customer ... More >>

APEC Lays Services Path to Green Growth

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 1:17 pm | APEC

Lima, Peru, 1 March 2016 – The 21 APEC member economies are breaking new ground in efforts to unlock trade and investment in services needed to improve environmental protection and capitalize on growth opportunities within the sector. More >>

APEC Builds Financial Defenses Against Growing Disaster Risk

Friday, 19 February 2016, 4:13 pm | APEC

Lima, Peru, 18 February 2016 – Pacific Rim economies’ exposure to the increasing threat of natural disasters has provided impetus for governments and the private sector to jointly address the need for more robust financial safeguards in the region. More >>

APEC Opens Food Security Innovator Search

Friday, 12 February 2016, 9:08 am | APEC

Lima, Peru, 11 February 2016 – The 21 APEC member economies are on the lookout for next generation innovators whose collaborative research in the Asia-Pacific is breaking new ground in efforts to feed the region’s three billion people and support ... More >>

Winner of the 2015 APEC Video Contest Announced

Monday, 16 November 2015, 5:29 pm | APEC

Manila, The Philippines, 16 November 2015 – The winners of the APEC Video Contest have been announced in conjunction with the 2015 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Manila. More >>

Warnings Across APEC Inspire Disaster Risk Assessment

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:30 am | APEC

Ha Long City, Viet Nam, 20 September 2015 – The massive earthquake in Chile this past week generated warnings of aftershocks and tsunami alerts from Australia to the United States, but it appears that the impact was limited due to a community-based ... More >>

Women’s Economic Participation Bolstered

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 3:36 pm | APEC

Governments and businesses in the Asia-Pacific will now find it easier to introduce health policies that facilitate the participation of women in economies, opening the door to potentially significant improvements in social mobility and growth across ... More >>

Ministers State Next Steps to Behind-the-Border Reform

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 8:37 am | APEC

The 2nd Structural Reform Ministerial Meeting concluded on Tuesday, and endorsed a statement detailing actions to promote economic growth through structural reform. The statement outlines the thematic framework that sets the direction toward removing ... More >>

APEC Lifting Asia-Pacific Trade Barriers for Small Business

Monday, 15 June 2015, 5:20 pm | APEC

Atlanta, United States, 15 June 2015 – Senior commerce, trade and small business officials from the 21 APEC members are ramping up efforts to make it easier and less costly for micro, small and medium enterprises to take advantage of new Asia-Pacific ... More >>

APEC Challenge Open to Tech Start-Ups

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 4:32 pm | APEC

Singapore 3 June 2015 — Innovative technology start-ups and entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific are invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of high-profile international venture capitalists, angel investors and corporate executives as part of the 3rd ... More >>

Bringing Telecom innovations to market faster

Friday, 3 April 2015, 12:16 am | APEC

The global telecommunications industry has experienced a dramatic transformation over the last decade. This rapid growth has been facilitated by cross-border regulatory cooperation at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). In 1999, only 15 per ... More >>

APEC ministers in Kuala Lumpur to boost digital economies

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 3:47 pm | APEC

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 31 March 2015 – Telecommunications and Information Ministers from the 21 APEC members are finalizing a new five-year plan for maximizing the potential of the internet to unlock next generation growth across Asia-Pacific economies and ... More >>

50 Leading Companies for Women in the Asia-Pacific

Friday, 6 March 2015, 4:58 pm | APEC

In a small tin roof house in the Philippines, a group of women use crochet needles to sew recycled plastic bags into colorful fashion purses. The purses, designed by an artist, end up on the shelves of upmarket ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle in downtown ... More >>



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