Singapore, 05 May 2019
The Asia-Pacific region is projected to continue to grow in 2019 but at a decelerated pace of 3.8 per cent, down from 4.1 percent in 2018, according to the Policy Support Unit (PSU) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Singapore, 02 May 2019
When trade ministers from Asia-Pacific economies soon convene in Chile, host of APEC 2019, to discuss economic integration, they do so against a backdrop of slowing global trade growth that has impacted global economic outlook.
Singapore, 30 April 2019
Chile, host economy for APEC 2019, is ramping up efforts to bring more women into the workforce – a key priority this year for the 21 economies of the Pacific Rim region – and urging the private sector to take more action.
Jakarta, Indonesia, 26 April 2019
Senior Asia-Pacific business leaders of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), meeting this week in Jakarta, Indonesia, stressed their shared commitment to ensuring that the APEC region remained the dynamic centre of global economic gravity.
Singapore, 24 April 2019
Teach equal opportunities and undo stereotypes in the classroom so that boys and girls both have the confidence and tools to succeed, said a top official from Chile, the host economy for APEC 2019 that has elevated women’s economic empowerment to a priority for the 21 economies across the Pacific Rim.
Santiago, Chile, 19 April 2019
Media registration is open for the 2019 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT) to be hosted by Chile in Viña del Mar on 17-18 May and chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Ampuero.
Singapore, 29 March 2019
APEC is now accepting nominations for the 2019 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education, or ASPIRE, which spotlights cross-border innovations led by scientists in the region aged 40 years and under.
Singapore, 28 March 2019
APEC economies are working on measures to boost regional trade, which is declining as the region’s main driver of growth, said a top APEC official.
Singapore, 26 March 2019
Successful strategies against counterfeiting were some of the important lessons shared at the semi-annual gathering in Santiago, Chile, of APEC’s Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group, or IPEG.
Paris, France, , 12 March 2019
The APEC Secretariat and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, will strengthen its collaborative efforts to support sustainable inclusive growth in the Asia Pacific region, said APEC Executive Director Dr Rebecca Sta Maria during her meeting with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria.
Santiago, Chile, 08 March 2019
“APEC, and our firm support for the rules-based trading system, has been a fundamental pillar of our development, and it will continue to be so,” said Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Roberto Ampuero.
Trade and sectoral officials from the 21 APEC members wrapped up their first cluster of meetings for 2019 today, during which they set the agenda for economic cooperation for the rest of the year.