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APEC can play a key role in digital transformation

APEC can play a key role in sustainable and inclusive digital transformation and digital trade, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told the APEC CEO Summit.  

11 November 2021

Economic recovery faster than expected but uneven

Open markets, a strong competitive framework, a system which rewards the most productive and innovative business ideas and encourages investment in future growth will lead to quality job creation and higher living standards, OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann told the APEC CEO Summit.

11 November 2021

Tremendous business opportunities post-COVID

The APEC region offers tremendous opportunities post-COVID, particularly for businesses that move the fastest, PwC Global Chairman Robert Moritz told the APEC CEO Summit.

11 November 2021

Recovery founded on unity, trade, technology and conservation

Cooperation, open trade, technological innovations, and a green transition is the foundation for humanity to recover from the global pandemic, says China President Xi Jinping.

11 November 2021

Australia's tech challenges in the future

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison talked to Microsoft President Brad Smith about the way the Covid-19 pandemic has changed Australia’s use of digital platforms, and the challenges he sees for the tech sector in the future.

11 November 2021

Business and political cooperation vital for pandemic recovery

The economic recovery from COVID must be equitable and involve the business community, says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

11 November 2021

Pōwhiri launches APEC CEO Summit 2021

Chief executives from across the Asia Pacific experienced a traditional Māori welcome from hosts Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei , delivered virtually at the opening of the APEC CEO Summit 2021.

11 November 2021

Welcome to the APEC CEO Summit 2021

The APEC CEO Summit 2021 will bring together global leaders of the world’s largest economies and enterprises in what has been billed as the most influential meeting of business and government in the Asia Pacific.

11 November 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping to speak at APEC CEO Summit 2021

The President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, has been confirmed to speak at the APEC CEO Summit being hosted from Auckland, New Zealand, tomorrow (Thursday November 11) and Friday November 12.

10 November 2021

New Zealand Voices of the Future representative Jess Jenkins hands the Prime Minister the declartion, on behalf of the Asia-Pacific's 1 billion young people.

Prime Minister accepts APEC Youth Declaration

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today addressed the APEC Voices of the Future 2021 event and accepted the APEC youth declaration in her role as APEC 2021 Chair.

10 November 2021

Young people deliver strong message to APEC leaders

A raft of practical ways to help solve global issues has been delivered to APEC leaders by youth delegates participating in APEC Voices of the Future 2021.

10 November 2021

Inclusive and sustainable economic growth centrepiece for APEC Ministers

Ministers have connected from across the globe to discuss trade, economic recovery and technical cooperation during the final APEC Ministerial meeting of New Zealand’s host year. 

10 November 2021

APEC to advance sustainability, innovation and inclusion

APEC Ministers are considering ways to support the economic contributions of women, Indigenous Peoples, vulnerable communities and youth as one of the main drivers to boost economic recovery in the Asia-Pacific.

10 November 2021

APEC economy leaders confirmed to speak at APEC CEO Summit 2021

A host of economy leaders from across the Asia Pacific region will join New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as featured speakers at this week’s APEC CEO Summit.

9 November 2021

Ministers: Trade that benefits all is vital for economic recovery

Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies are meeting virtually over the next two days to accelerate the region’s economic recovery through innovative trade policy and multilateral cooperation.

9 November 2021

APEC 2021: Business leaders on where New Zealand should go next

This week’s APEC CEO Summit will see New Zealand business and iwi leaders hui with their counterparts from around the world. The Spinoff spoke to some of the local participants about what they hope to see from the event.

9 November 2021

APEC Photo Contest winner highlights digitalisation as a tool for recovery

The winners of the APEC Photo Contest 2021 were announced on Monday, 8 November 2021 at the APEC Ministerial Meeting by New Zealand Minister for Trade and Export Growth Damien O’ Connor.

9 November 2021

The rangatahi sharing their voice with APEC leaders

New Zealand’s youth are helping shape a declaration to APEC leaders as the region sets a plan spanning the next 20 years. The Spinoff spoke to three delegates ahead of the APEC youth summit. 

8 November 2021

Prime Minister to chair APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today marked the beginning of the fully virtual APEC 2021 Leaders Week, where political, business and young leaders come together for a series of events that conclude New Zealand’s host year.

8 November 2021

PWC global chair Robert Moritz to share post-Covid business insights at APEC CEO Summit 2021

What has business learnt from the pandemic and what lies ahead will be the theme of PWC global chair Robert (Bob) Moritz’s address at the APEC CEO Summit.

8 November 2021

APEC Leaders, Ministers, Officials convene to push for inclusive and sustainable recovery

The 2021 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, hosted by New Zealand and chaired by Prime Minister Jacinda, Ardern has commenced.

6 November 2021

Microsoft president's CEO Summit discussions

Brad Smith will host two important conversations with world leaders at the APEC CEO Summit.

4 November 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to talk at CEO Summit

Respected European leader and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the state of the world with and post-COVID with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

4 November 2021

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