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Media conference registrations closing soon

Media have only a limited time to register to attend the SOM 1 media conference. 

5 March 2021

ABAC talks to focus on Covid-19, and rebuilding

Asia-Pacific business leaders and officials will talk rebuilding and recovery this week.

8 February 2021

Health of economies depends on trade, Minister says

Trade with foreign partners will drive an increase in job numbers, wages and innovation and production, New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta says.

5 February 2021

New member for APEC Business Advisory Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appointed Anna Curzon to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).

13 January 2021

New Zealand confirms APEC host year priorities

The priorities for APEC 2021 have been revealed following the first virtual meeting of New Zealand’s host year.

13 December 2020

APEC symposium to focus on reigniting growth and planning for recovery

This week, New Zealand will focus member economies on a collaborative approach to reigniting growth and setting a plan for recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

8 December 2020

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is pictured in Auckland where she spoke in a virtual meeting for Malaysia's CEO Dialogues. The event ran for 25 hours and the prime minister was interviewed by Microsoft President Brad Smith.

Mantle of APEC leadership passes to New Zealand

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took over the leadership of APEC earlier today, when she joined leaders from the 21 APEC economies virtually for the forum’s final 2020 meeting. 

21 November 2020

APEC ministers issue joint statement

Ministers from the APEC’s 21 member economies issued a joint statement following the virtual APEC Ministerial Meeting. 

17 November 2020

An entirely virtual APEC

New Zealand will become the first economy to host an entirely virtual host year of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

7 September 2020

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