Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies are meeting in Lima over the next two days to reinvigorate globalization and trade policy. They are intent on countering slowing global demand and rising skepticism of trade’s ability to deliver equitable benefits for the region’s 3 billion people.
The 2016 APEC Ministerial Meeting will fina..
A disturbing two-year slowdown in trade-driven growth in APEC, the world’s largest regional economic group, could be a preview of things to come as souring perceptions of globalization lead towards an outbreak of protectionism.
This is the warning sounded by the latest APEC Regional Trends Analysis issued ahead of pivotal economic pol..
A retreat into protectionism and inward looking policies is not a solution to the economic problems the region faces, business leaders meeting in Lima for the APEC Business Advisory Council said yesterday.
“Regional economic integration can be made to work better and its benefits more obvious. If governments adopt policies which enhan..
The Leaders and Ministers of the 21 APEC members, the world’s largest regional economic group, are convening this week in Lima to re-shape globalization and trade policy as concerns over its capacity to deliver more inclusive socio-economic progress escalate in the Pacific Rim and beyond.
Tackling stagnant trade-driven growth and risin..
Sluggish trade growth and rising scrutiny of globalization have cast these forces into uncertainty. On the eve of the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Lima, APEC Committee on Trade and Investment Chair Marie Sherylyn Aquia discussed the implications for the Asia-Pacific. She went on to describe APEC member economies’ agenda for ..