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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 >>

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 >>



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