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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 >>

APEC Medical Innovation & Public Health Commercialization

Tuesday, 30 December 2014, 2:11 pm | APEC

Seoul, Korea, 26 December 2014 – Trade, economic and health officials from APEC economies have launched a ground-breaking new platform to support greater commercialization of innovative biomedical research originated in the Asia-Pacific, heralding the arrival ... More >>

Human Resources Development Ministers to meet in Ha Noi

Saturday, 6 September 2014, 10:55 am | APEC

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 5 September 2014 – APEC Human Resources Development Ministers will meet on Saturday, 6 September in Hanoi under the theme, “Promoting quality employment and strengthening people-to-people connectivity through human resources ... More >>

Net tightened on Asia-Pacific corruption with network launch

Sunday, 17 August 2014, 1:04 pm | APEC

Issued by the First APEC Network of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies (ACT-NET) Meeting More >>

APEC in Beijing to accelerate global recovery

Sunday, 10 August 2014, 2:07 pm | APEC

Beijing, China, 10 August 2014 – Senior Officials and technical experts from across the Asia-Pacific are gathering in Beijing to accelerate trade and global recovery while ensure that the benefits are universally felt and sustainable. More >>

APEC strengthening mining sustainability

Monday, 30 June 2014, 11:47 am | APEC

APEC Ministers Responsible for Mining are meeting in Beijing in pursuit of greater industry sustainability needed to satisfy long-term demand for metal and mineral resources and achieve higher quality growth across the Asia-Pacific. More >>

Important role for APEC to support developing economies

Friday, 6 June 2014, 4:06 pm | APEC

Singapore, 5 June 2014 – UNDP Administrator Helen Clark said that trade facilitation and capacity building are essential to enable developing economies to take part in the integrated global economy. More >>

APEC empowering women for Asia-Pacific prosperity

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 12:18 pm | APEC

Beijing, China, 23 May 2014 - The development of innovative, trade-boosting technologies are opening the door to greater empowerment of women in the economy and the focus of a joint gathering of APEC Ministers and private sector leaders in Beijing to promote ... More >>

APEC advancing blueprint for improved regional connectivity

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1:13 pm | APEC

Qingdao, China, 17 May 2014 - APEC member economies are drawing up a new regional connectivity blueprint to bring diverse markets, businesses and people closer together to facilitate trade and investment for delivering greater long-term growth across ... More >>

Opportunities for SMEs to play larger role in global chains

Sunday, 11 May 2014, 4:37 pm | APEC

Qingdao, China, 11 May 2014 - Policies to increase opportunities for SMEs to play an important role in global value chains were presented at the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment Meeting by the APEC Policy Support Unit on Saturday in Qingdao, ... More >>

APEC targets increased infrastructure investment

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:33 am | APEC

Ningbo, China, 28 Feb 2014 - APEC member economies are intensifying joint efforts to address impediments to cross-border investment in the region to meet rising infrastructure demand and ensure the flow of goods and people that drive growth. More >>

Open services trade key to robust supply chains

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 5:25 pm | APEC

The role of services in global manufacturing supply chains is increasing and prompting Asia-Pacific economies to take further steps to facilitate trade in the sector. More >>

APEC to boost global agreement on trade facilitation

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 11:24 am | APEC

Ningbo, China, 24 Feb 2014 - APEC member economies, which were instrumental in concluding a breakthrough global agreement on the simplification of customs procedures, are intent on ensuring that its implementation is successful and the benefits to cross-border ... More >>

Prime Minister Key: regional trade critical to growth

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 1:30 pm | APEC

Growing consumer demand in the Asia-Pacific is lifting New Zealand’s export-oriented economy but greater market access and reductions in behind-the-border barriers are needed to fully capitalize on the region’s growth opportunities, according to Prime ... More >>

APEC to recognize 'intelligent transportation' innovator

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 4:12 pm | APEC

Singapore, 13 Feb 2014 - APEC has opened the nomination period for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research, and Education, also known as the ASPIRE Prize, which in 2014 will honor a young scientist whose work has made an outstanding contribution ... More >>

APEC building on 25 years of progress

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 5:14 pm | APEC

Singapore, 11 Feb 2014 - APEC’s establishment 25 years ago ushered in a new era of cooperation within the Pacific Rim that has facilitated the region’s economic progress and positioned it to address emerging challenges to long-term growth and ... More >>

2013 APEC Ministerial Meeting - Joint Ministerial Statement

Monday, 7 October 2013, 9:51 am | APEC

We, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers, met on 4-5 October 2013, in Bali, Indonesia. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and H.E. Gita Wirjawan, Minister for Trade ... More >>

Ministers: Ensure resiliency in the Asia-Pacific

Saturday, 5 October 2013, 12:45 pm | APEC

Bali, Indonesia, 4 Oct 2013 - APEC Ministers opened their two-day meeting on Friday in Bali by assessing member economies’ progress towards fostering a more resilient Asia-Pacific that can serve as an engine for balanced, sustainable growth with equity ... More >>

Finance Ministers: APEC economies on the right track

Saturday, 21 September 2013, 2:13 pm | APEC

Finance Ministers: APEC economies on the right track Issued By the APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting Bali, Indonesia, 20 Sep 2013 - “Many economies appear to be on the right track in reducing their budget deficits but the region still faces considerable ... More >>

APEC Ministers focus on removing barriers to women

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 11:46 am | APEC

The 2013 APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy issued a statement on Sunday, concluding a four-day meeting focused on ensuring women realize their full potential as economic drivers. More >>



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