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APEC: Statement on Enhancing SME Competitiveness

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 3:11 pm | APEC

Ministers Issue Statement on Enhancing SME Competitiveness and Innovation Issued by the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting More >>

PM Phuc to SME Ministers: Address Digital Divides

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 3:06 pm | APEC

Prime Minister Phuc to SME Ministers: Address Digital Divides Issued by the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 15 September 2017 – Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc opened a key policy meeting of ... More >>

Terrorism’s Impact on Tourism and the Economy

Monday, 11 September 2017, 7:30 pm | APEC

A network of terror events unfolded across Spain this mid-August weekend, when a white van was driven more than 1,700 feet along a crowded pedestrian walkway in one of Barcelona’s busiest tourist spots. Hours later, the same perpetrators plowed ... More >>

With Competition, the Consumer Always Wins

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 1:36 pm | APEC

It is common for modern companies to cross borders when conducting business. Across each border is a different set of laws and varying commitments to their enforcement. Because of this, international firms are often faced with the opportunity to bend ... More >>

APEC Tightens Illegal Timber Trade Controls

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 1:29 pm | APEC

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 22 August 2017 — Shipments of lumber, furniture and other wood products sourced from the Asia-Pacific’s protected but dwindling forests are worth hundreds of billions of dollars annually and on the increase. The introduction ... More >>

APEC Accepting 2017 Photo Contest Submissions

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 12:36 pm | APEC

Singapore, 11 August 2017 – The 2017 APEC Photo Contest is now welcoming submissions from the public that provide interpretations of improving trade and living standards for all in the Asia-Pacific. More >>

APEC Fosters Climate Change-Fighting Buildings

Friday, 21 July 2017, 7:12 pm | APEC

Singapore, 21 July 2017— The spiking environmental and economic costs of energy inefficient homes and offices, exacerbated by soaring temperatures and cooling needs, are prompting new action in APEC to break ground on next generation building development. More >>

APEC-G20 Align Trade and Growth Priorities

Monday, 10 July 2017, 7:12 pm | APEC

APEC-G20 Align Trade and Growth Priorities Issued by the APEC Secretariat Hamburg, Germany, 10 July 2017— Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, representing APEC during the Group of 20 leaders’ summit in Hamburg, delivered a strong message of ... More >>

APEC Enhances Disaster Resilient Trade

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 1:55 pm | APEC

APEC Enhances Disaster Resilient Trade Issued by the APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group Nagoya, Japan, 7 July 2017 — A string of costly earthquakes and extreme weather, including the acceleration of the Pacific typhoon season, has prompted new ... More >>

App Provides SMEs with a Global Trading Identity

Saturday, 3 June 2017, 3:50 pm | APEC

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 2 June 2017 – Because the internet provides new opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access global value chains and grow, apps can help empower SMEs and contribute to inclusive growth, by providing services ... More >>

Prime Minister Phuc to Trade Ministers: Step Up Cooperation

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 12:50 pm | APEC

Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 20 May 2017– Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called upon Trade Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies to step up efforts to expand the advantages of market integration and trade, underscoring the facilitating role ... More >>

APEC Builds Labor Safeguards for Automation Era

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 9:49 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Human Resources Development in the Digital Age More >>

APEC Leads Breakthrough Trade Pact Implementation Push

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 8:40 pm | APEC

APEC Leads Breakthrough Trade Pact Implementation Push Issued by the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures Nha Trang, Viet Nam, 26 February 2017 – APEC member economies are moving quickly to implement the newly ratified Trade Facilitation Agreement, ... More >>

Navigating Change to Top APEC Agenda Under New Chair

Saturday, 10 December 2016, 7:24 pm | APEC

Navigating Change to Top APEC Agenda Under New Chair Issued by the APEC Informal Senior Officials' Meeting Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 9 December 2016 – Policy cooperation to reinvigorate trade and economic growth among the 21 APEC member economies in 2017 ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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