Officials seek to quickly realize the Trade Facilitation Agreement's potential to boost trade participation and growth.
“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.
Focus is on enabling more equitable trade and growth across the Asia-Pacific.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education under the theme New Material Technologies.
Poor communities benefit most from tourism arrivals, APEC study finds.
Policy cooperation during Viet Nam's chairmanship will focus on improving adaptation to change in a globalized world.