APEChttps://www.apec.org/Press/BlogsAPEC - RSSen{1C7745A0-B33D-4E0A-BA07-4BF4B8EB6A41}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2021/0204_ARTAAPEC Sees Softer Contraction in 2020, Uneven Recovery in 2021-2022Government spending tapers economic decline; members should focus on mass vaccination, fiscal stimulus and inequalityWed, 03 Feb 2021 16:47:00 Z{EA4B3769-102C-452E-B19E-9C1C48EE68C0}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2021/0129_GVCRisk Management Key to Strengthening Global Value Chains Resiliency: StudyAPEC economies have developed a strong foundation to deal with the crisis but more needs to be doneFri, 29 Jan 2021 02:17:00 Z{9267DD63-C644-45A8-A423-75E3D34FA686}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2021/0112_BESTAPEC BEST Award Announced Top Female EntrepreneursAPEC BEST Award winner produces healthy and sustainable food for the well-being of future generationsTue, 12 Jan 2021 03:05:00 Z{89F360CF-0F95-46AE-BEA4-42E16DB8C223}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2021/0105_ABACCall for Closer Policy Collaboration on Artificial Intelligence - ABAC ReportAI, as new driver of growth, addresses complex challenges including inequality and climate change.Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:00 Z{E8410038-C153-4BFC-AF27-DE35FCB4EA78}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1211_ISOMNew Zealand Confirms APEC Host Year Priorities Join, Work, Grow. Together.Fri, 11 Dec 2020 04:37:00 Z{4F662DDE-0768-46D0-B82A-B497AA108285}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1210_CDCollaboration in Chemical Industry Essential to COVID-19 Response and RecoveryThe APEC Chemical Dialogue strengthened cooperation on regulatory affairs, committed to facilitate tradeThu, 10 Dec 2020 03:47:00 Z{9BB7CB75-8CB0-402A-915F-B0EBE140486A}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1209_MOUChina Contributes to Initiatives Advancing Free Trade and Economic Growth USD 1.42 million in funding to support innovative development, economic reform, growth and connectivity projectsWed, 09 Dec 2020 07:55:00 Z{1CA06E6A-E799-4C8A-A30E-D05C3CE61B08}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1208_ISOMAPEC Symposium to Focus on Reigniting Growth and Planning for RecoverySenior officials to decide policy agenda for 2021Tue, 08 Dec 2020 07:54:00 Z{FB77AA25-8E86-4C02-A867-AE09A999BCC4}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1202_APPQueue Management App Wins the 2020 APEC App ChallengeThis year’s challenge is focused on helping small businesses in the tourism sector recoverWed, 02 Dec 2020 07:54:00 Z{E9719C62-A445-41A4-9623-BAB5F27BDA08}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1125_PMNew Zealand to Steer APEC’s Work towards Recovery New Zealand assumes the role of APEC host in 2021, focus on recovery, resilience and innovationWed, 25 Nov 2020 02:36:00 Z{084A1C61-54DD-4193-8F5B-CDA419EE80D4}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1120_OpeningPrime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin Called for Unity in Combatting PandemicAPEC leaders meet virtually to address the economic and health crisis, plan for recoveryFri, 20 Nov 2020 13:53:00 Z{096E9DC6-C3A9-45E1-957E-7867BF792890}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1120_AELMAPEC Leaders Issue Kuala Lumpur DeclarationLeaders issued the Kuala Lumpur Declaration following the virtual 27th APEC Economic Leaders’ MeetingFri, 20 Nov 2020 11:32:00 Z{21771F24-7E5D-4FB1-93AB-BA35DADA7259}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1116_CEOAPEC Re-imagined: Priorities in the Aftermath of COVID-19Leaders speak at the APEC CEO DialoguesThu, 19 Nov 2020 09:29:00 Z{A60A1D88-7887-4392-B3CA-34076AF4199D}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1117_ABACUniting to Build a Revitalised Asia-Pacific Economic CommunityThe APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) met virtually on Wednesday, in the lead up to the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting on Friday.Tue, 17 Nov 2020 06:49:00 Z{5C10BEB4-BF7C-4CB2-9790-DD3AB37D9FD4}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1117_AMMAPEC Ministers Issue Joint StatementMinisters from the 21 APEC member economies issued a joint statement following the virtual APEC Ministerial MeetingTue, 17 Nov 2020 00:00:00 Z{3973A2D9-7149-424A-A373-A7714D125538}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1116_AMMAPEC Ministers Focus on Regional Economic Recovery to Rebuild BetterMembers to work closer together to reopen economy, continue support for vulnerable groupsMon, 16 Nov 2020 15:36:00 Z{DDF2DAC1-6764-4879-BF22-DDEB0BF03A06}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1116_ARTA2Pandemic Exposed Prevailing Inequalities, Environmental Challenges and Digital Economy Threats: ReportAddressing persistent challenges will help the region rebuild betterMon, 16 Nov 2020 01:30:00 Z{E9EEC78A-2692-4346-9935-FB59BCA944E9}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1116_ARTA1Economic Growth Records Historic Contraction, Better Outlook in 2021Economic growth declined to 3.7 percent in first half of 2020, expected to grow 5.2 percent in 2021Mon, 16 Nov 2020 01:00:00 Z{48212A4D-1182-4F3A-984B-EFE706882CBE}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1113_CSOMSenior Officials Determine Policy Direction in the COVID-19 AgeThe Leaders, Ministers and Senior Officials will convene virtually on 11-20 November The Concluding Senior Officials’ Meeting kicks off the first fully virtual Economic Leaders’ WeekFri, 13 Nov 2020 13:22:00 Z{561A3AD6-F849-4373-821D-08DB96893F5D}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1110_BESTAPEC Contest to Promote Women Entrepreneurship amidst Pandemic APEC BEST Award aims to highlight women-led small businesses and the role it plays to recovery.Wed, 11 Nov 2020 00:59:00 Z{D884E0E9-E87D-4A79-B0FA-42A85A710D14}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1104_CTChinese Taipei Contributes to Inclusive and Sustainable Growth Initiatives USD 1.5 million in funding to support human security, digital economy initiativesWed, 04 Nov 2020 11:13:00 Z{F47F7506-3746-460A-BCC1-CEECFB606EE2}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1103_AELWUpdated: Media Registration for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week OpensThe Leaders, Ministers and Senior Officials will convene virtually on 11-20 NovemberWed, 04 Nov 2020 07:40:00 Z{6B5D87AC-8AB9-4F01-8D27-76B8B21235A0}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1030_RAASRStructural Reform Agenda to Focus on Recovery and Resiliency: APEC Policy Support UnitMembers should further strengthen access to basic services and infrastructureFri, 30 Oct 2020 03:48:00 Z{F70557BA-ED73-4A8B-BC21-2F498D00E621}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1028_FSOpen and Predictable Trade Environment Key to Food Security ResiliencyInclusive approach ensures women and vulnerable groups are not left behindWed, 28 Oct 2020 03:50:00 Z{52A72CB8-FC49-4EE3-A29B-583560404F54}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1026_AELMMalaysia Confirms the First Virtual APEC 2020 Leaders’ MeetingDigital Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, will chair this year’s meetingMon, 26 Oct 2020 04:53:00 Z{AFD7C568-1EF7-4C01-B253-A33D56899782}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1023_SMEMMGoing Digital is Necessary for Small Businesses to Survive: MinisterAPEC to support small businesses adjust to the challenges of going digitalFri, 23 Oct 2020 10:40:00 Z{C1250760-2BAC-4E58-8211-B7AAEE0963A9}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1023_SMEAPEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministers Issue Joint StatementThe statement reflects the outcome of the 26th APEC SME Ministerial MeetingFri, 23 Oct 2020 05:35:00 Z{1B600030-9A0E-44AD-A3CC-66187B550621}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1020_AppTourism, Small Businesses and COVID-19: 2020 APEC App Challenge Registration OpensHow can we help small businesses navigate the impact of COVID-19?Tue, 20 Oct 2020 03:19:00 Z{26D9F73C-D25F-4366-B741-DC96F2C73FDC}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1016_SMEAPEC Promotes Small Businesses & Patient Health with New Business Ethics VisionVision 2025 will promote ethical environments in health sectors amidst COVID-19 response and recoveryFri, 16 Oct 2020 03:29:00 Z{54F446C9-4342-4F54-878E-3F2EBBCA253E}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1012_FSAPEC Needs to Build Greater Food Systems’ Resiliency: ReportMembers also need to ensure smooth flow of cross-border trade of agricultural productsMon, 12 Oct 2020 04:10:00 Z{C4857269-4946-4B1C-B59C-0F928D33B348}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1002_HWHEAPEC Announces Healthy Women Healthy Economy Research Prize WinnerDr Fanghui Zhao wins this year’s prize with her cervical cancer prevention researchFri, 02 Oct 2020 03:01:00 Z{CC023E49-1513-42CA-B7B7-9D7EE11C4CCC}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/1001_WEFWomen and Girls are at the Center of Economic Recovery EffortsAPEC commits to creating more opportunities, promoting more gender responsive approachesThu, 01 Oct 2020 02:49:00 Z{0D7EBEC2-A81B-4DDB-AAF5-BAC6F77F5938}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0928_VFMMAPEC Finance Ministers to Advance Fiscal Stimulus, Press for Digital InnovationMinisters aim to improve fiscal sustainability and transparency to support long-term resiliency and future financing needsMon, 28 Sep 2020 06:31:00 Z{1D9E2961-2AC4-4EE1-BEC1-6C41D4E6ADFB}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0925_HLMAPEC Calls for Greater Investment in Health SystemsStrengthened health systems, equitable access to vaccines and health innovation are key to recovery and building resiliencyFri, 25 Sep 2020 16:24:00 Z{DA10B399-7BCC-4049-81BA-3145AD7D1C2D}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0925_VFMMAPEC Finance Ministers Issue Ministerial StatementFinance Ministers issued a joint statement on the mitigation and recovery of the COVID-19 pandemicFri, 25 Sep 2020 15:44:00 Z{E2FD923B-941F-4BB1-8CD7-7392A7A4A21F}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0922_HWGAPEC Deepens Cross-Border Health Cooperation and IntegrationHealth Ministers, academia and private sector will convene virtually on 23 SeptemberTue, 22 Sep 2020 04:41:00 Z{92CAC666-58E0-4D82-ABB2-3D452EE1A67F}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0902_ASPIREScientist Specializing in Wetland Biodiversity Wins ASPIRE Science PrizeBiodiversity contributes to the well-being of communities around the regionWed, 02 Sep 2020 03:53:00 Z{47AAD192-C0E5-4119-A04B-608D698A9A16}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0824_ECStep Up Structural Reform Efforts for Economic RecoveryExpedite digital economy regulatory environment, safeguard inclusive growthMon, 24 Aug 2020 01:21:00 Z{536AE728-9550-4E8A-95F7-A48D7711E005}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0811_ASPIREAPEC Announces Nominations for 2020 Science PrizeTwelve scientists are tackling challenges in biodiversity and economic prosperityTue, 11 Aug 2020 02:53:00 Z{AD1F4939-7C11-4A61-BD3C-4B6E033C625A}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0725_VMRTAPEC Trade Ministers Issue StatementThe statement reflects the outcomes of the 2020 Virtual APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade MeetingSat, 25 Jul 2020 06:16:00 Z{2FBB6889-C4B5-4EEA-B57B-0B641C0C686F}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0725_ABAC1Business Leaders Submit Recommendations to APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade to Address the COVID-19 PandemicBusiness leaders from the Asia-Pacific are set to present to APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) COVID-19 Report, which contains the its recommendations to respond to the immediate impacts of the pandemic, and lay the groundwork for economic recovery and build resilience in the region.Sat, 25 Jul 2020 04:15:00 Z{75F65E7D-EB1F-4F0F-8DE9-8FF9DAD09B98}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0725_ABAC2WTO Fundamental to Economic Recovery and Sustainable and Inclusive GrowthAsia-Pacific business leaders from the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), meeting virtually this week, called on the region’s Trade Ministers to take the lead in a credible, relevant and strengthened World Trade Organisation (WTO) in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.Sat, 25 Jul 2020 04:15:00 Z{F89EA3D3-6627-42A1-BFF1-C1C3C974FAC8}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0724_VSOMAPEC Officials lay the Groundwork for Recovery and ResilienceSenior officials from APEC’s member economies are advancing actions towards recoveryFri, 24 Jul 2020 02:55:00 Z{BFEE86A6-7FBC-4076-B8C6-56336B0BC5A0}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0717_STATSNow Online: APEC’s Statistics Portal Gets a New Look More than 120 trade, financial and socio-economic indicators are availableFri, 17 Jul 2020 03:03:00 Z{EF582B00-FA32-4789-9451-04491FD47B48}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0715_MSMEAs the Pandemic Pushes More Consumers Online, Small Businesses Need to Go OnlinePolicymakers need to facilitate the adoption of digital solutions and overcome digital challengesWed, 15 Jul 2020 03:09:00 Z{2B36DB00-C6D6-474A-968B-E77F862BCA18}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0713_VMRTMedia Registration Opens for 2020 APEC Virtual Trade Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19The Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT) will be held virtually on 25 July 2020.Mon, 13 Jul 2020 22:00:00 Z{D0D5CB14-14EB-4884-A2B1-4C6A3E402C52}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0706_ARTACOVID-19 Crisis Deepens Contraction in the APEC Region: ReportThe region’s economy is expected to lose almost USD 3 trillion in 2020Mon, 06 Jul 2020 02:11:00 Z{F1AC06FB-1606-459C-99D4-FEA4DB49D6C9}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0630_VECTIAPEC to Strengthen Supply Chains, Promote Digital Trade for RecoveryCommittee on Trade and Investment optimize work to fast-track economic recoveryTue, 30 Jun 2020 07:34:00 Z{B5720192-A1EB-44E5-861B-AC61018BFF78}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0626_FutureCOVID-19 Hastens Automation, New APEC Report FindsSound social protection policies can cushion the detrimental effects of automationThu, 25 Jun 2020 14:30:00 Z{CE517D48-65D5-427D-AF90-09C8FCAB4194}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0612_lsifAPEC Life Sciences Innovation Forum Statement on COVID-19Policy environments that foster the growth of life sciences innovation are critical for controlling the pandemic and help us prepare for the next one.Fri, 12 Jun 2020 11:29:00 Z