APEC members laud Vietnam’s initiatives
08:23 | 11/06/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - Representatives of the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are praising the initiatives and discussion topics proposed by Vietnam as host of the APEC 2017 events. These include measures to strengthen economic linkages and regional connectivity, deepen cooperation among member countries to promote sustainable and inclusive growth, and support for very small, small and medium enterprises. Vietnam Economic News’ Hoang Hang and Hoa Quynh recorded their opinions on the sidelines of the 23rd APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT 23) that took place in Hanoi on May 20-21.
APEC seeks ways to boost free trade
09:16 | 10/06/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - Vietnam Economic News’ Nhat Quang recorded the opinions of APEC senior officials on the sidelines of their second meeting (SOM 2) in Hanoi last month. Most of them believe the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum will open up big opportunities not only for the Vietnamese economy but also for businesses to integrate into the regional and global economies.
APEC sees automotive sector as driving force
15:17 | 01/06/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - Development opportunities for the automotive sector among the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) are huge. However, a big development gap between APEC member economies is hindering the region’s automotive sector from transferring
technology and promoting linkages. Therefore, APEC should give priority to assisting developing economies in boosting the automotive sector.
The Australian team took out first prize at the 2017 APEC App Challenge
10:32 | 19/05/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - After a 24-hour coding marathon in Hanoi, Chris Gough and David Elliot from Australia stood out among a field of nearly two dozen other developers from across the Asia-Pacific region with their app APEC CONNECT that helps small businesses register a global export identity, grow their reputation as exporters, and access export-related standards and regulations.
Vietnam sets APEC 2017 goals: Services, support industries
10:18 | 28/03/2017 Ten Years An APEC
(VEN) - The first event of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2017 set the tone and directions for the year-long series of events being hosted by Vietnam for the 21-member forum. The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 1) that took place in February in the city of Nha Trang focused on two policy goals: developing support and service industries.