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Digital Prosperity Award Winner Connects Craftsmen

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 5:18 pm | APEC

Entrepreneur Hai Nguyen was stunned to hear the stories from his hometown in southern Viet Nam. Local artisans, renowned for their skills in making wooden furniture and crafts, a tradition that stretched back hundreds of years, were struggling to make ... More >>

APEC Leaders Issue Da Nang Declaration

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 1:15 am | APEC

Da Nang, Viet Nam, 11 November 2017 – The Leaders of the 21 APEC member economies issued the Da Nang Declaration following the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting here chaired by Viet Nam President Tran Dai Quang. The Da Nang Declaration: Creating ... More >>

APEC Leaders Creating New Dynamism, Fostering Shared Future

Saturday, 11 November 2017, 10:53 pm | APEC

Da Nang, Viet Nam, 11 November 2017 – The Leaders of the 21 APEC member economies have opened their 25th annual meeting in Da Nang determined to take bolder and sustained collective actions to inject new dynamism into APEC cooperation. More >>

APEC’s Startup Revolution Brings the Next Big Thing

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 7:10 pm | APEC

Enabling next generation startup growth and positioning emerging businesses in APEC member economies to capitalize on new, digitally-driven trade opportunities will be a top priority for the region’s Leaders and Ministers during their upcoming ... More >>

Ministers Seed Sustainable Forest Product Trade

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:06 am | APEC

Seoul, Korea, 1 November 2017 – Ministers from APEC member economies are stepping up their push to salvage the majority of the world’s dwindling forests and the livelihoods of millions of people that depend on these resources as consumer demand ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Economies Find their Groove

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 8:34 am | APEC

APEC Leaders can build on the momentum during their upcoming annual meeting in Da Nang. More >>

Finance Ministers Drive Inclusive Recovery

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 10:35 am | APEC

Hoi An, Viet Nam, 21 October 2017 – APEC member economies must ensure that growth tangibly improves people’s lives as they move to sustain an emerging recovery in the Asia-Pacific, said Viet Nam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in remarks to the ... More >>

APEC Accelerates E-Vehicle Transition

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 12:08 pm | APEC

Singapore, 20 October 2017 – APEC member economies are shifting the transition to electric vehicles into overdrive, jointly redeveloping their regulatory regimes to accommodate the impending surge of new models to hit Asia-Pacific auto markets. More >>

Transportation Ministers: Reduce Emissions

Monday, 9 October 2017, 4:12 pm | APEC

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 9 October 2017 – Papua New Guinea Minister Justin Tkatchenko opened a key policy meeting of APEC Transportation Ministers by underscoring the need for greater action to improve the lives of millions of people around the ... More >>

APEC Announces Asia-Pacific’s Top Women Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 4:15 pm | APEC

Hue City, Viet Nam, 3 October 2017 — APEC member economies have announced the Asia-Pacific’s most outstanding women entrepreneurs for 2017. More >>

APEC Ministers on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 1:02 pm | APEC

Hue City, Viet Nam, 30 September 2017 – Ministers and officials from the APEC member economies issued a statement following their four-day meeting in Hue City to enhance women’s economic empowerment and inclusion in the Asia-Pacific in the ... More >>

APEC Tackles Gender Divides to Solidify Workforces

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 1:01 pm | APEC

Hue City, Viet Nam, 30 September 2017 – Ministers and officials from the APEC member economies have convened in Hue City to advance women’s economic empowerment needed to secure workforces and growth as profound forces shift the Asia-Pacific ... More >>

APEC Launches Micro Enterprise Trading Platform

Monday, 25 September 2017, 4:50 pm | APEC

Singapore, 25 September 2017 – APEC has introduced a new business-to-business platform for enabling cross-border trade among underrepresented but economically vital micro, small, and medium enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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