A massive increase in garbage flowing into oceans and waterways as development and consumption surge in the Asia-Pacific is sounding environmental and economic alarm bells. It is also giving impetus to a potential new wave of investment and job creation that could turn the tide on the region’s trash troubles.
The threat unmanaged garbag..
Sydney, Australia | 22 March 2017
Small business promotion authorities from APEC member economies are taking next steps to ease bottlenecks hindering women-led exporters and their growth and job creating potential in the Asia-Pacific.
Officials detailed plans for the expansion of efforts to tackle gender bias in trade during a week of ..
Senior Officials from the 21 APEC member economies, the world’s largest regional economic cooperation group, have commenced work towards freer Asia-Pacific trade that secures the advantages of globalization while safeguarding the welfare of people hurt by it in the past.
Convening for the first time in 2017 in Nha Trang and guided by Vi..
Labor officials from APEC member economies are partnering with the private sector to fight the rapidly widening gap between skill levels and employer demand in the Asia-Pacific, prompted by the threat it poses to employment and growth in the digital era. Focus is on mitigating the shortage of personnel equipped to analyze customer, product..
APEC member economies are moving quickly to implement the newly ratified Trade Facilitation Agreement, the first multilateral trade deal under the World Trade Organization. They are intent on realizing its potential to boost trade participation and growth across the Asia-Pacific.
The Trade Facilitation Agreement, which entered into f..