The APEC ministers issued a Joint Ministerial Statement on the outcomes of the 29th APEC Ministerial Meeting held in the central city of Da Nang on November 8-9.
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in has urged efforts to promote free trade in the Asia-Pacific region and voiced support for the early conclusion of a regional trade deal known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Leaders of APEC and ASEAN welcomed Vietnam’s initiative to host the APEC and ASEAN Leaders’ Informal Dialogue.
APEC ministers agreed to continue discussing the Action Plan to Implement the Lima Declaration on Free Trade Agreement of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) at the 29th APEC Ministerial Meeting, which concluded in the central city of Da Nang on November 9.
Russia supports the formation of a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), President Vladimir Putin affirmed in an article posted on the Kremlin’s website on November 8 on the threshold of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam’s Da Nang city.
Experts have stressed that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum plays an increasingly important role in ensuring a global system of free, open and equal trade amid rising protectionism.
Jayant Menon, lead economist of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), has highlighted the role of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in liberalising the world trade system.
VOV.VN - A recent forum on Vietnam-Japan cooperation said that incentives have been put forward to push economic integration in Asia Pacific, including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP).
Vietnam still has great opportunities if it joins TPP, but instead of focusing too heavily on trade agreements like the TPP, Vietnam needs to strengthen internal resources, experts say.
The development of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) and cooperation in trade facilitation between the Pacific Alliance (PA) and APEC member economies were the main focus of a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26.
Major economic deals will assist Vietnam’s modernisation and industrialisation, heard a workshop themed “Vietnam and super agreements in the Pacific Rim” held in Havana, Cuba on June 26.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has made good progress in the four adopted cooperation priorities in 2017 proposed by Vietnam, said Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat Alan Bollar on the sidelines of the APEC Second Senior Officials’ Meeting underway in Hanoi.
Established in November 1989 with 12 founding members, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum has now become the region’s largest economic cooperation mechanism with 21 economies.
Senior officials of APEC economies as well as experts and scholars have discussed the possibility of establishing a free trade area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) along with its potential impacts and difficulties facing the process.
Pacific rim leaders said on November 20 that they were committed to fighting "all forms of protectionism," and encouraged signatories of the TPP trade pact to continue supporting it despite fears it may not have a future in its current form.
Trade ministers from 21 member economies of t he Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum gathered together at a meeting in Arequipa, Peru on May 17 to discuss the preparations for the formation of a free trade area in the region.
(VOV) -Vietnam is committed to working hand in hand with other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in enhancing regional economic integration towards the prosperity of the Asia-Pacific region.
Boosting regional cooperation is high on the agenda of the 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC 23), which opened in Manila, the Philippines, on November 18.
Of the 21 economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC), Vietnam, Indonesia, Peru and Papua New Guinea have pioneered the concept on “development goods”, according to Indonesia’s Antara news agency on November 17.
Vietnam supports APEC priorities on strengthening regional linkages and connectivity, especially efforts to fulfil the Bogor Goals and realise a free trade area in Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), the country’s representative said at the 27th APEC Ministerial Meeting (AMM).