Senior officials from the 21 APEC economies are convening in Lima, Peru to take action on APEC initiatives that help integrate regional economy, develop human resources and their capabilities, strengthen the food markets, and support the growth of small businesses.
The two-day Senior Officials’ Meeting comes on the heels of intensive ..
It takes half the amount of time for budding entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific region to set up a business today compared to about a decade ago.
Back in 2009, APEC set out to improve the business environment in the region through regulatory reforms that make it cheaper, faster and easier to do business. This gave rise to an initiative call..
Chinese Taipei has agreed to voluntarily contribute USD 500,000 in additional funding for APEC members‘ collaborative efforts to boost regional economic integration and protection against borderless threats to their people’s lives and livelihoods.
A Memorandum of Understanding on the donation was signed on Thursday in Lima by officia..
Experts convening in Lima, Peru this week say financing the supply chain and implementing secured transaction reforms are critical elements to enable the integration of small businesses into global value chains.
Small businesses are a major driver of the region's economic growth and provide four out of five new jobs especially in emerging..
Anti-corruption, law enforcement and resource management officials from APEC member economies are racing to counter an alarming rise in environmental crime that is imperiling communities and significantly undermining growth potential across the Asia-Pacific.
Closing governance loopholes that enable illegal logging, land development, min..