Agricultural biotechnology plays a critical role in achieving food security as the world faces decreasing resources.
Food security provides the basic condition for a prosperous region that thrives in an integrated economy.
The public and private sectors are partnering to strengthen controls at the retail and consumer level.
The statement describes new joint actions to boost SMEs as an engine of improved growth and living standards.
Focus is on equipping small and medium enterprises to participate in international production and supply chains.
APEC is drawing out real world lessons to help startups leverage the internet to build viable cross-border businesses.