“APEC remains an incubator of ideas, an engine for innovation and a driver for regional economic growth and integration,” Viet Nam’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Bui Thanh Son, exhorted APEC Senior Officials when they convened this week with its private sector advisory body in Bangkok.
Meeting amid fragile global economic growth, sta..
Trade and sectoral officials from the 21 APEC member economies are convening in the bustling coastal town of Nha Trang to lay the groundwork for a refashioning of globalization in the Asia-Pacific. The goal is to establish policy conditions that enable more equitable trade and growth across the region.
Over the next 10 days, officials, ..
APEC is on the lookout for young researchers in the Asia-Pacific who are developing technologically advanced materials that stand to radically boost next generation manufacturing and people’s quality of life across the region.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education, ..
APEC seeks to encourage cash donations, instead of in-kind, to help governments and other organizations provide the best type of relief after disasters strike.
In the crucial days after a disaster, donations in cash have been found to be the most useful for recovery, as documented in an APEC case study into member economies’ disaster r..
Policy cooperation to reinvigorate trade and economic growth among the 21 APEC member economies in 2017 will focus on improving adaptation to change in a globalized world, the group’s incoming Chair, Viet Nam, announced at the conclusion of a key planning meeting in Ha Noi on Friday.
Four priorities to be advanced by APEC members ..