Thailand urged to beef up cooperation under mini-FTAs at APEC meetings World

Thailand urged to beef up cooperation under mini-FTAs at APEC meetings

Thailand can use the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders' Meeting and the APEC CEO Summit, to step up cooperation under "mini-free trade agreements" (mini-FTAs) as part of efforts to brace for a global economic slowdown next year, according to the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB).
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends APEC CEO Summit 2021 Politics

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends APEC CEO Summit 2021

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has not only been serving as a driver for global growth, facilitating trade and investment, but also playing a pioneering role in responding to natural disasters, developing clean energy, preserving biodiversity, and stepping up trade in environmental goods.
Major contents of APEC CEO Summit 2021 Politics

InfographicMajor contents of APEC CEO Summit 2021

The APEC CEO Summit, one of the world’s premier business and government events in 2021, takes place in Auckland, New Zealand, on Nov. 11-12. State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered pre-record speech at the discussion session on sustainable development and climate change on Nov. 11.
APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts World

APEC 2017: Climate change mitigation requires joint efforts

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern emphasized the necessity for joint efforts between the governments and businesses in mitigating climate change impacts at the APEC CEO Summit 2017, which wrapped up in the central of Da Nang on November 10.
APEC 2017: New jobs needed in automated world World

APEC 2017: New jobs needed in automated world

The APEC economies should create conditions for people who lose jobs due to automated manufacturing to move to other areas where they will work at their homes or on e-commerce platforms, said Victoria Kwakwa, Vice President of the World Bank.