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  • Presiden Korsel: ekonomi kreatif butuh stimulus

    Presiden Korea Selatan Park Geun-Hye mengatakan ekonomi kreatif membutuhkan stimulus dari pemerintah untuk tumbuh dan berkembang. READ MORE

  • SBY underscores need for multilateral trade system in Asia Pacific

    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has asserted the need for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to agree a multilateral trade system that was non-discriminatory and transparent. “A multilateral trade system can become an important source of sustainable economic growth, development and stability,” said the President when he opened the APEC Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Monday. READ MORE

  • APEC 2013 in Bali – a foretaste of APEC in Manila 2015

    The theme chosen for the Indonesia APEC meetings is connectivity and inclusive growth in the Asia-Pacific, far from the original Bogor goals of a free and open trade and investment zone set 19 years ago, but many hope will hasten that. More of the advanced member economies insist on trade and investment liberalization (TILF) agenda to be the focus. However, the concern of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members is that the emphasis on the TILF issues has resulted in greater income inequality in their region (40% in the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council [PECC] survey felt that way, vs. an average of 27% for all respondents from the entire Asia-Pacific). READ MORE

  • At APEC, Obama’s Replacement Flies U.S. Flag as Best He Can

    At APEC, Obama’s Replacement Flies U.S. Flag as Best He Can

    Secretary of State John Kerry joins Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin in pledging to knock down trade barriers on final day of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO summit Read more: http://world.time.com/2013/10/07/at-apec-obamas-replacement-flies-u-s-flag-as-best-he-can/#ixzz2hJK08wzs READ MORE

  • Advisory council gives five recommendations

    The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has issued five main recommendations for the 21 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries as the three-day APEC Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali, came to a close on Monday. The five recommendations covered the issues of regional economy integration; sustainable development; entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises; economic and banking; and industrial dialogue in science innovation. READ MORE

  • President Humala attends 21st APEC Summit in Indonesia

    President Humala attends 21st APEC Summit in Indonesia

    Peru's President Ollanta Humala begins on Monday his participation in the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' summit, where he is set to address business forums and bilateral meetings. READ MORE

  • CEO Summit: FTA Relevancy Being Questioned

    The debate on the relevancy of the free trade agreement (FTA) arose at the APEC CEO Summit. New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key believes that it is still relevant to be implemented in his country. READ MORE

  • Hon Hai’s Terry Gou Touts Company’s Evolution at APEC CEO Summit

    Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, has adopted an innovative business model that ranges from supplying key components to serving the end user, said Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou on Monday. READ MORE

  • Challenges Force APEC to Adjust

    Fresh concerns will force the 21 Pacific-Rim economies of APEC to adjust to such adverse conditions. READ MORE

  • BNI Successes APEC 2013

    BNI as the host sponsor of the APEC Summit 2013 added to the success of the Summit to voice Indonesia’s messages to the world. READ MORE

  • CEOs Are Positive Despite Global Turmoil

    Chief executives from Asia Pacific are growing in confidence about business prospects in the coming year, despite the global economy still facing some serious challenges according to the survey released at APEC CEO Summit 2013. READ MORE

  • Activities on Day One at APEC CEO Summit

    The first agenda during the first day of the APEC Summit, on October 7, 2013, is the dialog between APEC leaders and the APEC Business Advisory Council. READ MORE

  • APEC Summit: Business Practitioners Ask for Concrete Plan

    ABAC asks APEC member countries to develop concrete steps after setting connectivity and infrastructure investment as this year’s priority. READ MORE

  • Advisory Council Gives Five Recommendations

    The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has issued five main recommendations for the 21 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member countries as the three-day APEC Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali, came to a close on Monday. READ MORE

  • ABAC Laments Slow Implementation of PPPs

    President Benigno Aquino participated in the plenary session of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Dialogue with Leaders on Monday at the Sofitel Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. READ MORE

  • President Humala attends 21st APEC Summit in Indonesia

    Peru's President Ollanta Humala begins on Monday his participation in the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders' summit, where he is set to address business forums and bilateral meetings. READ MORE

  • APEC CEOs: Middle Class Become the Key of Business Growth in 2014

    The report by Pricewaterhouse Coopers found that 87 percent out of the 478 CEO’s from APEC member countries believe that the rise of the middle income in the Asia Pacific region is the key for a strategic business plan. READ MORE

  • APEC CEO Summit 2013 Chairman, Wishnu Wardhana: It’s Time to Show Competitiveness

    Wishnu Wardhana, the Chairman of APEC CEO Summit, believes that APEC CEO Summit is very important to display Indonesia’s competitive edge. READ MORE

  • ABAC laments slow implementation of PPPs

    ABAC laments slow implementation of PPPs

    President Benigno Aquino participated in the plenary session of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Dialogue with Leaders on Monday at the Sofitel Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. In its report to the APEC economic leaders, the ABAC recommended that APEC come up with new financial solutions to help finance small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs). READ MORE