“APEC as a group can help instill global growth amid concerns of lower trade volumes and weakening productivity,” said Peru’s Minister of Economy and Finance, Dr Alfredo Thorne, when he opened the APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting on Saturday.
Leaders, Ministers and Senior Officials will come together to shape the future of trade and globalization policy.
New preparedness measures aim to safeguard vulnerable communities from worsening floods, drought and other natural hazards due to climate change.
Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered support for Education Ministers’ efforts to ease technological and socio-economic growing pains.
The Joint Statement describes collaborative actions for delivering quality and inclusive education in APEC economies.
Focus is on improving education and training needed to boost productivity and social mobility in the APEC region.