Latest APEC Trade, Globalization Outlook to be Revealed

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Source: APEC

Headline: Latest APEC Trade, Globalization Outlook to be Revealed

Trade Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies will convene in Ha Noi on 20-21 May to alleviate uncertainty about the future of trade in the Asia-Pacific and its capacity to boost employment and living standards for all people in the region.

APEC’s research head, Dr Denis Hew, will launch the latest APEC Regional Trends Analysis here on 17 May and discuss the topline findings on trade and globalization that will shape policy development during the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting and beyond.

APEC member economies account for 3 billion people, half of global trade and 60 per cent of world GDP.

Who:  Dr Denis Hew, Director of the APEC Policy Support Unit

What: Launch of latest APEC Regional Trends Analysis (Globalization: The Good, The Bad, and the Role of Policy) + insight on key findings

Topics will include:

  • Assessment of trade and globalization issues in Viet Nam and across the APEC region
  • New APEC trade and growth forecast, and policy implications
  • Question and answer session

When: 9:40am-10:25am on Wednesday, 17 May (after the opening session of the Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting)

Language: The proceedings will be in English

Where: Room 207a, National Convention Center, Ha Noi

Access: Open to all media and delegates accredited for the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting and the Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting and Related Meetings.

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For further details, or to arrange possible media interviews, please contact:

David Hendrickson +65 9137 3886 (in Ha Noi) at drh@apec.org

Michael Chapnick +65 9647 4847 at mc@apec.org

More on APEC meetings, events, projects and publications can be found on www.apec.org. You can also follow APEC on Twitter and join us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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