Many foreign press outlets have described APEC 2017, with the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Da Nang city from November 6-11 the highlight, as a diplomatic success of Vietnam this year.
Indonesia’s Antara News has recently published an article saying the support and active participation of APEC member economies as well as regional and international organisations in the freshly-concluded APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will be a lever for Vietnam to promote its “soft power.”
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, APEC 2017 SOM Chair, hosted a press conference in Hanoi on November 17 to announce the outcomes of APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week to foreign representative offices and international organisations.
The success of the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week, with the highlight of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, continues to be the topic drawing international media’s attention, especially the leading role of Vietnam in the region’s most important economic event.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is moving in a right direction with the commitment to globalisation and economic development through trade, Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada told a Vietnam News Agency correspondent in Ottawa.
The Jakarta Post has published an article lauding Vietnam’s position following the country’s hosting of the APEC Year 2017.
Major member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, including the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China, could make up 74-75% of Vietnam’s total garment-textile export turnover in the coming time.
VOV.VN -Vietnam successfully hosted the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and APEC Year 2017.These events have generated opportunities for Vietnam to further strengthen relations with other countries.
Vietnam made utmost efforts to ensure the success of the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week in Da Nang city from November 4-11, according to The Malay Mail.
APEC Year 2017, with the freshly-concluded APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Da Nang city the highlight, was comprehensively successful, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh told the media on November 13.
Leaders of APEC economies have expressed their strong commitment to the multilateral trade system in the digital age and anti-protectionism while also recognised the importance of bilateral agreements, stated Thailand’s The Nation.
President Tran Dai Quang partly attributed the success of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting to contributions by 35 domestic and foreign special, main and co-sponsors during a reception in Hanoi on November 13.
Vietnam’s engagement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will benefit her export businesses, President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation Stewart Beck said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the practicality of topics discussed at the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, at a press briefing after the event concluded in central Da Nang city on November 11.
Vietnam is becoming one of the leading players in the region, said Maria Zelenkova, a research fellow at the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies in a recent analysis.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed his government’s commitment to open and advanced trade both inside and outside the country.
Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang underscored the need for APEC to affirm and uphold its leadership in seeking new drivers for growth, to contribute to a peaceful, stable, dynamic, interconnected and prosperous Asia-Pacific while chairing the 25th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting.
Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray has said that he was impressed by ideas proposed by Vietnam at the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Meeting, adding that Mexico fully supports the agenda.
VOV.VN - APEC economic leaders approved the Da Nang Declaration after their 25th meeting on November 11 in the central city, affirming their determination to take collective actions to create new APEC dynamism.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shared their belief that the State visit to Vietnam by President Donald Trump would help enhance the comprehensive partnership between the two countries.