President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to Thailand and attendance in the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting there will create a new impulse for the two countries’ enhanced strategic partnership, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ha Kim Ngoc.
During the 23 years of its APEC membership, Vietnam has made active and proactive contributions to the forum, thereby helping to promote regional peace, stability, cooperation, and economic connectivity and maintain APEC’s role as a leading mechanism for economic connectivity in Asia-Pacific.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc highly appreciated APEC’s role over the past three decades, noting that it 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.
China’s President Xi Jinping stressed the need to continue working together for a bright future for the Asia-Pacific in his keynote speech at the APEC CEO Summit in the central city of Da Nang on November 10.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh highlighted Vietnam’s active and proactive international integration at the General Debate of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York on September 22.
Audi Vietnam has delivered the second batch of 258 new cars to the APEC 2017 Committee, which will be used during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting and related events in central Da Nang city in November.
Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have highlighted the benefits of establishing competition chapters in free trade agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).
Ministers and vice ministers met in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement on the margins of the 23rd Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT 23).
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum needs to hold aloft the flag of trade and investment liberalisation despite the fact that there remained scepticism about globalisation and protectionism has arisen in several member economies.