Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Xinhua Silk Road: Wuliangye joins Chinese business leaders to promote digital productivity in Asia Pacific

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 11:02am

The 2020 APEC China CEO Forum, co-organized by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China Chamber of International Commerce and APEC China Business Council, was themed on digital productivity.

Key Points: 
  • The 2020 APEC China CEO Forum, co-organized by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China Chamber of International Commerce and APEC China Business Council, was themed on digital productivity.
  • Through in-depth discussion about the role of digital technologies in speeding up the upgrading of productivity at new times, the forum presented China's wisdom in developing digital economy.
  • With its brand standing as a representative for Chinese liquor, Wuliangye actively participated in various activities staged during the forum, and unfolded the fascinating charm of Chinese liquor culture.
  • Besides, Wuliangye is also the designated liquor supplier of the forum and it won widespread praise of guests attending the forum for its unique liquor taste and profound culture.

Xinhua Silk Road: Wuliangye joins Chinese business leaders to promote digital productivity in Asia Pacific

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 10:35am

The 2020 APEC China CEO Forum, co-organized by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China Chamber of International Commerce and APEC China Business Council, was themed on digital productivity.

Key Points: 
  • The 2020 APEC China CEO Forum, co-organized by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, China Chamber of International Commerce and APEC China Business Council, was themed on digital productivity.
  • Through in-depth discussion about the role of digital technologies in speeding up the upgrading of productivity at new times, the forum presented China's wisdom in developing digital economy.
  • As the strategic partner of the forum, Wuliangye fully showcased the unique charm of Chinese liquor culture on major international cooperation platform and meanwhile demonstrated its unwavering determination to help promote development and win-win cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • With its brand standing as a representative for Chinese liquor, Wuliangye actively participated in various activities staged during the forum, and unfolded the fascinating charm of Chinese liquor culture.

CGTN: China Outlines Four-point Proposal for the Future of APEC

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 4:05pm

Established in 1989, APEC has become an important platform to facilitate economic cooperation among 21 economies in the Asia-Pacific region.

Key Points: 
  • Established in 1989, APEC has become an important platform to facilitate economic cooperation among 21 economies in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • The Chinese president outlined a four-point proposal for the future of Asia-Pacific cooperation.
  • The FTAAP proposal was initiated in 2004 and written into the declaration of the APEC meeting in 2006.
  • At the virtual meeting hosted by Malaysia, APEC launched a Post-2020 vision the APEC Putrajaya Vision 2040, which is the bloc's new long-term blueprint for future cooperation.

Statement - The 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting 2020 Kuala Lumpur Declaration

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:38pm

We resolve to further navigate the region towards recovery along the path of strong, balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure economic growth.

Key Points: 
  • We resolve to further navigate the region towards recovery along the path of strong, balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure economic growth.
  • We are meeting virtually for the first time in our history under the APEC 2020 theme of Optimising Human Potential towards a Resilient Future of Shared Prosperity.
  • In facilitating economic recovery, we underscore the importance of improving fiscal sustainability and transparency to support long-term resilient economic growth and future financing needs.
  • We note the recommendations from ABAC and welcome partnership with the private sector to support efforts towards economic recovery.

CGTN: China to boost economic growth through innovation and opening-up, nurturing joint development in the Asia-Pacific region

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 5:07pm

APEC, Asia-Pacific's premier economic forum, was established in 1989 to leverage the region's growing interdependence and boost regional prosperity through initiatives promoting free and open trade among member economies.

Key Points: 
  • APEC, Asia-Pacific's premier economic forum, was established in 1989 to leverage the region's growing interdependence and boost regional prosperity through initiatives promoting free and open trade among member economies.
  • He noted that innovation has always been the primary driver of development to China, and the country has made major achievements by implementing an innovation-driven development strategy.
  • To sustain China's long-term economic development, Xi added "we will endeavor to build an innovation system that integrates science and technology, education, industries and the financial sector, and upgrade the industrial chains."
  • Xi highlighted that the Asia-Pacific business community is an engine driving economic growth, and it carries an important role of shaping the future of the region.

CGTN: China to boost economic growth through innovation and opening-up, nurturing joint development in the Asia-Pacific region

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 4:04pm

APEC, Asia-Pacific's premier economic forum, was established in 1989 to leverage the region's growing interdependence and boost regional prosperity through initiatives promoting free and open trade among member economies.

Key Points: 
  • APEC, Asia-Pacific's premier economic forum, was established in 1989 to leverage the region's growing interdependence and boost regional prosperity through initiatives promoting free and open trade among member economies.
  • He noted that innovation has always been the primary driver of development to China, and the country has made major achievements by implementing an innovation-driven development strategy.
  • To sustain China's long-term economic development, Xi added "we will endeavor to build an innovation system that integrates science and technology, education, industries and the financial sector, and upgrade the industrial chains."
  • Xi highlighted that the Asia-Pacific business community is an engine driving economic growth, and it carries an important role of shaping the future of the region.

APEC CEO Dialogues Malaysia 2020 Virtually Connects Asia-Pacific's Government and Business Leaders to Discuss Top Priorities in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:19am

APEC CEO Dialogues Malaysia 2020 is the Asia Pacific's premier meeting of business and government leaders.

Key Points: 
  • APEC CEO Dialogues Malaysia 2020 is the Asia Pacific's premier meeting of business and government leaders.
  • The 25-hour all-virtual event invites APEC's business and government leaders to discuss the region's priorities in the aftermath of COVID-19.
  • The APEC CEO Dialogues is hosted by the Malaysia delegation of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).
  • In 2020, given the ongoing COVID-19 health pandemic, the APEC CEO Summit is being reimagined by its Malaysia host as a virtual series of APEC CEO Dialogues.

Xi: China aims to turn itself into market for world

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 12:55pm

President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech via video link at the opening ceremony of the third China International Import Expo and Hongqiao International Economic Forum on Wednesday.

Key Points: 
  • President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech via video link at the opening ceremony of the third China International Import Expo and Hongqiao International Economic Forum on Wednesday.
  • Here are some highlights.
  • It will take an active part in WTO reform and in cooperation at the United Nations, the G20, APEC, BRICS and other fora; It will work with related countries to promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation.
  • View original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/xi-china-aims-to-turn-itself-int...

Thailand BOI Urges Investors to Focus on Business Upgrades Ahead of 2021 Recovery

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 1:07pm

For 2020, Thailand's Finance Ministry anticipates a 8.1% contraction of the GDP, with a progressive improvement from the third quarter which should lead to a rebound in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • For 2020, Thailand's Finance Ministry anticipates a 8.1% contraction of the GDP, with a progressive improvement from the third quarter which should lead to a rebound in 2021.
  • "For 2021 the Ministry of Finance expects the Thai economy to rebound and show a positive growth rate of 4-5%," Pisit said.
  • Another key area for promotion is in training and development of human resources, again with an emphasis on both new and existing projects.
  • Ms Duangjai said the BOI is currently working with other Thai government agencies and a selected number of countries to find solutions to allow the resumption of business travel to Thailand.

Thailand BOI Urges Investors to Focus on Business Upgrades Ahead of 2021 Recovery

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 1:01pm

For 2020, Thailand's Finance Ministry anticipates a 8.1% contraction of the GDP, with a progressive improvement from the third quarter which should lead to a rebound in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • For 2020, Thailand's Finance Ministry anticipates a 8.1% contraction of the GDP, with a progressive improvement from the third quarter which should lead to a rebound in 2021.
  • "For 2021 the Ministry of Finance expects the Thai economy to rebound and show a positive growth rate of 4-5%," Pisit said.
  • "We think that Thailand will find herself in a totally new environment.
  • Ms Duangjai said the BOI is currently working with other Thai government agencies and a selected number of countries to find solutions to allow the resumption of business travel to Thailand.