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APEC Ministers, Officials Pursue Greater Economic Inclusion In Arequipa

Sunday, 5 May 2024, 4:24 am | APEC

APEC ministers and officials will arrive in Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru, to drive forward policies that support the formalization of the informal economy and the inclusion of more women, youth and persons with disabilities into trade and ... More >>

Applications Open For APEC’s Healthy Women Research Prize

Sunday, 7 April 2024, 5:12 am | APEC

Applications for the 2024 APEC Healthy Women, Healthy Economies Research Prize, which calls for innovative research on the link between women’s health and economic participation, are now open. More >>

Sara Minkara To APEC: Unlock The Potential And Value Of Disability Inclusion

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 6:04 pm | APEC

Minkara stressed that disability inclusion is not a technical problem but rather an adaptive one, meaning that the issue is complex and multifaceted, and the solution to it often comes from continued learning and sharing of best practices, as well ... More >>

Empowering An Inclusive Landscape Of Standards Development

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 5:54 am | APEC

Collaboration and collective action are necessary to ensure standards are widely adopted and effectively implemented. APEC is united by its mission to build a dynamic and harmonious Asia-Pacific community by supporting free and open trade and investment, ... More >>

APEC: Navigating Fragile Growth, Trade Slowdown And Global Challenges

Monday, 11 March 2024, 7:28 pm | APEC

By Rhea Crisologo Hernando, Glacer Niño A. Vasquez and Carlos A. Kuriyama As global challenges weigh on economic recovery, APEC will continue to grow at a moderate pace between 2024 and 2025. Fragile Growth The APEC region is estimated to have expanded ... More >>

APEC Growth Outlook Brightens But Risks Linger

Saturday, 9 March 2024, 4:04 pm | APEC

Boosted by consumer and government spending, as well as tourism, the APEC region’s economy is expected to grow by 3.5 percent in 2023 and is projected to sustain growth at 3.2 percent in 2024, higher than earlier estimates , according to the APEC Policy ... More >>

APEC Members Pursues New Approaches To Reignite The FTAAP

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 2:21 pm | APEC

APEC member economies are considering innovative and improved approaches to revitalize the Free-Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) as a major instrument to further APEC’s regional economic integration agenda. The FTAAP was envisioned by APEC Leaders ... More >>

APEC Drives Quality Growth Agenda

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 9:04 am | APEC

  Issued by the APEC Secretariat Lima, Peru, 26 February 2024 APEC officials renew their commitment to advance quality growth in Asia-Pacific by focusing on the social dimension of economic growth, as the first technical cluster of meetings get ... More >>

Public Urges Economic Integration to Address Global Challenges: Report

Friday, 8 December 2023, 5:02 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat Lima, Peru, 7 December 2023 Despite limited understanding of multilateralism, the public recognizes the need for economic integration as essential to tackling global challenges effectively. That is according to the APEC Secretariat’s ... More >>

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 >>





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