APEChttps://www.apec.org/Press/BlogsAPEC - RSSen{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 19:13:00 +0800{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 15:40:00 +0800{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 11:48:00 +0800{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 11:50:00 +0800{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 12:53:00 +0800{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 18:40:00 +0800{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 13:35:00 +0800{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 11:19:00 +0800{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 11:29:00 +0800{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 12:10:00 +0800{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 11:01:00 +0800{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 10:49:00 +0800{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 14:31:00 +0800{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 resiliencySat, 26 Sep 2020 00:24:00 +0800{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 23:44:00 +0800{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 12:41:00 +0800{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 11:53:00 +0800{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 09:21:00 +0800{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 10:53:00 +0800{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 14:16:00 +0800{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 12:15:00 +0800{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 12:15:00 +0800{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 10:55:00 +0800{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 11:03:00 +0800{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 11:09:00 +0800{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.Tue, 14 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0800{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 10:11:00 +0800{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 15:34:00 +0800{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 22:30:00 +0800{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 19:29:00 +0800{B1582708-05B9-4EAA-BEEC-60C7F463DFDE}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0527_ARTATrade and Economic Downturn Deepen Amid Tensions, PandemicRecovery post-pandemic requires unparalleled, global coordinated approachThu, 28 May 2020 01:00:00 +0800{24A6E343-8171-42F2-9B0F-33586A190625}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0527_MRAPEC Responds to Health and Economic Crisis, Pushes for RecoveryFocuses on vulnerable sectors and workers, facilitating trade of essential goodsWed, 27 May 2020 23:41:00 +0800{B4ACE47C-1A09-4523-81AF-0AEB03E2764A}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0521_FoodSafeguarding Food Security with Open Trade Policies<span style="color: black;">Keep essential activities, food trade lines open across borders </span>Thu, 21 May 2020 11:05:00 +0800{C6809EB0-5DF2-449B-A0B1-365118CFCFA3}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0518_TWGReforms Needed to Future-Proof Tourism IndustryConfidence building for travelers to restart tourismMon, 18 May 2020 11:04:00 +0800{C3D45495-4655-4FFE-8E6B-1615FCA96032}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0505_MRTAPEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Issue Statement on COVID-19Trade Ministers agree to work together towards a healthy, resilient and inclusive Asia-Pacific community.Tue, 05 May 2020 13:34:00 +0800{9DC4C21F-3951-49D5-A879-8E5E2B693E1F}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0428_HealthcarePromoting Trade in Medical Goods Will Save LivesMedical supplies and personal protective products are facing barriers worldwideTue, 28 Apr 2020 15:24:00 +0800{23847F2D-917A-4FCE-AEC9-92D8C818506E}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0420_PSUAPEC Faces USD 2.1 Trillion in Output Loss to COVID-19Regional cooperation key to containment and reboundMon, 20 Apr 2020 13:01:00 +0800{07D3A38B-FB70-496A-9DA4-74D5F589A8EC}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0328_ABACAPEC Collaboration the First-best Strategy to Combat COVID-19, Says BusinessBusiness leaders from the Asia-Pacific region called for APEC leadership and cooperation to combat the grave challenges to health and economies posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.Sat, 28 Mar 2020 22:35:00 +0800{5FB1195F-F1BA-4801-A336-0B401A71C568}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0323_HWGAPEC Health Working Group Statement on COVID-19Reflecting the discussions of the Health Working Group which met at the First APEC Senior Officials Meeting, 7-8 February 2020, Putrajaya, MalaysiaMon, 23 Mar 2020 12:30:00 +0800{BEB71F99-5F2A-4FE0-843F-261112C32936}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0314_SOM2APEC Announces Postponement of Upcoming Ministerial MeetingsMalaysia, the host of APEC 2020, has announced the postponement of the upcoming Second Senior Officials’ Meeting, the 2020 APEC Tourism Ministerial Meeting, and the 2020 APEC Ministers Responsible of Trade Meeting, which were scheduled for April this year.Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:51:00 +0800{CE2A6201-7196-4841-8E90-7FCFDF35A504}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0308_IWDTapping the Economic Potential of WomenLa Serena Roadmap for Women and Inclusive Growth to bolster progressMon, 09 Mar 2020 06:00:00 +0800{52A33A19-FFD7-41C9-93D2-070402D7CAD3}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0224_SOMRegional Dialogue during an Outbreak“I would like to express our appreciation to APEC member economies that put their faith in Malaysia’s leadership and made it a point to participate.”Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:56:00 +0800{71620C57-7710-443B-8060-774CE77F92B3}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0223_APPSoftware Developers Invited to Join 2020 APEC App ChallengeThe challenge: Innovative mobile apps and platforms that empower the aging societyMon, 24 Feb 2020 08:00:00 +0800{D32E6A97-BFB2-4507-8352-108053C79B87}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0220_MSDAPEC Needs to Look Beyond Numbers, Bring Concrete Benefits to PeopleEnable trade and investments to generate concrete outcomes for the people.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:32:00 +0800{59291FF8-156F-4664-B603-D0B4D8E51285}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0219_SOMGathering in Putrajaya Opens Year of Optimizing Human PotentialThe first Senior Officials Meeting for APEC Malaysia 2020 beginsThu, 20 Feb 2020 10:35:00 +0800{1B3549ED-8ABB-49DF-8069-6A377ACFB218}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0219_PPWEAPEC Healthy Women Prize Accepting ApplicationsResearch Promoting Women’s Health to Receive $20,000 PrizeWed, 19 Feb 2020 15:27:00 +0800{02C05C70-7645-46D7-AED9-2192BC72121B}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0217_ABACABAC Release: Achieving Integration and Inclusion in the Age of DisruptionBusiness leaders from around the Asia-Pacific met in Sydney last week to discuss the year aheadTue, 18 Feb 2020 13:50:00 +0800{7F664A52-71BF-45EF-BF65-0EB6448D1371}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0213_ACTWGEmpower Women to Fight Corruption: Dr Wan AzizahThe impact of corruption is far-reaching and devastating, especially for women.Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:03:00 +0800{BDC198BB-CC55-483F-BF2F-35085A41EAAE}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0209_ASPIREBiodiversity Essential to APEC Economies2020 APEC Science Prize Open for NominationsMon, 10 Feb 2020 14:12:00 +0800{AF584374-8AEA-44EA-B92B-AFD65F1CBF6D}https://www.apec.org/Press/News-Releases/2020/0205_ABTCAPEC Advances Digitization of the APEC Business Travel CardAn APEC Business Travel Card mobile application will make travel easier and more secureWed, 05 Feb 2020 15:14:00 +0800