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APEC Leaders Issue Golden Gate Declaration, Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Saturday, 18 November 2023, 2:39 pm | APEC

Issued by the 2023 APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting San Francisco, The United States, 17 November 2023 On Friday, 17 November, Leaders from the 21 APEC member economies agreed to the 2023 APEC Leaders’ Golden Gate Declaration at the conclusion of the ... More >>

Export Readiness Assessment Tool Emerges As Winner Of The The 2023 APEC Digital Prosperity Award

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:53 pm | APEC

The Philippines’ EMERGE, an export readiness assessment tool for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to enter the global market, has won this year’s APEC Digital Prosperity Award. The winner was announced at the APEC Ministerial Meeting ... More >>

Ministers Endorsed Reports On Trade And Economy: 2023 APEC Committee On Trade And Investment Annual Report To Ministers

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:45 pm | APEC

The annual report highlights the Committee's and sub-fora's progress and achievements in key priority areas including support for the multilateral trading system; deepen economic integration; promote trade facilitation, connectivity, digitalization and ... More >>

APEC Awards the First Bio-Circular Green Prize

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 7:42 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat San Francisco, The United States, 14 November 2023 Attesting to the sustainable commitment made by the 21 member economies through the Bangkok Goals , APEC announces the winners of the first ever Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) ... More >>

Expanding APEC’s Work To Support The Just Green Transition And Local Businesses

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 4:32 pm | APEC

Peru faces three overlapping transitions The APEC Multistakeholder Forum is tackling a key issue that will define our future: an effective and just green transition able to reach the ultimate goal of net zero carbon emissions economies. APEC has been ... More >>

Diverse Voices Reinforce Inclusive Approach to Building a More Interconnected, Innovative and Inclusive APEC

Monday, 13 November 2023, 6:00 pm | APEC

By Ambassador Matt Murray, US Senior Official for APEC APEC’s commitment to stakeholder engagement not only reinforces our belief in an inclusive approach to the most pressing issues we face but is a means of making better, more informed decisions when we hear ... More >>

APEC Leaders, Ministers To Deepen Ties, Confront Global Challenges In San Francisco

Sunday, 12 November 2023, 5:59 pm | APEC

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week hosted by the United States and chaired by President Joe Biden has commenced in San Francisco. Under the theme of “ Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All ”, leaders, ministers and officials ... More >>

Pioneering Multistakeholder Forum Drives Inclusive, Collaborative Solutions for Just Transition

Saturday, 11 November 2023, 7:58 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat San Francisco, The United States, 10 November 2023 The APEC Multistakeholder Forum raises the curtain on the 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in San Francisco. In a groundbreaking initiative to address the local impact ... More >>

APEC Accelerates Progress On Universal Health Coverage

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 6:47 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Health Working Group New York, The United States, 3 October 2023 APEC member economies renewed their commitment to universal health coverage (UHC) and pledged to accelerate progress towards achieving UHC by 2030, as presented at ... More >>

APEC App Challenge Unveils Winners: Transforming The Digital Landscape For Small Business Owners

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 7:53 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat Singapore, 31 August 2023 The culmination of months of creativity, collaboration and cutting-edge development has resulted in the selection of winners for the highly anticipated 2023 APEC App Challenge. The APEC App Challenge—established ... More >>

Fragile Recovery And Intertwined Challenges

Tuesday, 29 August 2023, 6:34 am | APEC

Prevailing uncertainties, warming temperatures and faltering trade The APEC region tracks a delicate economic recovery amid ongoing uncertainties in the economic and geopolitical landscapes even as extreme weather and trade-restrictive measures add ... More >>

Advancing Gender Equity In Trade Takes Center Stage In APEC Joint Dialogue

Friday, 25 August 2023, 6:26 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment and APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy Seattle, The United States, 24 August 2023 In a significant stride towards advancing gender equality and inclusivity, policymakers and trade ... More >>

Breaking Barriers: APEC Women In Leadership

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 6:52 am | APEC

APEC economies strengthened their commitment to enhance women’s access and opportunities through the La Serena Roadmap for Women and Inclusive Growth . The roadmap guides APEC’s agenda for women’s empowerment along four key targets: 1) establishing ... More >>

APEC Bolsters Women’s Economic Empowerment And MSMEs Growth

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 6:34 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Women and the Economy Forum and Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting Seattle, The United States, 21 August 2023 APEC spotlights the strategic connection between women’s economic empowerment and the growth of micro, ... More >>

Women’s Equal Economic Participation & Leadership Is Indispensable

Monday, 21 August 2023, 10:08 am | APEC

Ministers and high-level representatives from the 21 APEC member economies reaffirmed their commitment to further boost women's economic participation and leadership across Asia-Pacific. “The moment demands that we accelerate our efforts,” said Jennifer ... More >>

Significant Progress Amid Persistent Barriers On Women’s Economic Participation

Sunday, 20 August 2023, 8:20 pm | APEC

APEC member economies continue to make significant progress in key areas affecting women’s economic participation, however policy, data gaps and discriminatory attitudes remain as major obstacles towards gender equality in the region, according to a new ... More >>

Innovative Technologies, Digital Agriculture Necessary to Advance Sustainable, Resilient Agri-food Systems

Friday, 18 August 2023, 6:14 pm | APEC

Leveraging innovation and science, including biotechnology, can provide farmers, fishers, foresters, and other producers with the tools they need to improve productivity, sustainability and resilience. In 2011, the United States hosted its last APEC in ... More >>

Secretary Granholm: There is No Option but to Work Together to Save the Planet

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 6:27 pm | APEC

Issued by the 13th APEC Energy Ministerial Meeting Seattle, The United States, 15 August 2023 “As our energy sectors evolve, you can't just have an energy transition, it must also be just,” said the United States’ Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. ... More >>

Good Regulatory Practices For Better Policies, Greater Benefits For The Public

Saturday, 12 August 2023, 6:51 pm | APEC

Regulators need to strive to do better in designing policies that are balanced, equitable and eliminate undue burdens on groups such as small businesses and others with untapped economic potential, said experts at a good regulatory practices conference ... More >>

New Report Highlights More Trade Restrictive Measures In APEC Region

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 7:38 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Policy Support Unit Seattle, The United States, 9 August 2023 Commercial trade in the APEC region recovered to USD 4.9 trillion in 2022, albeit lower than the projected value of USD 5.4 trillion in 2022 had there been no pandemic, ... More >>





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