PBEC News

2022 IN REVIEW A YEAR OF RECONNECTING HUMAN INTERACTION

December 26, 2022
As I write this end of year briefing, I am harshly reminded we still have covid to contend with after 3 years of the pandemic, as unfortunately I am in mandatory isolation in my apartment listed as a close contact,...
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ABAC Meeting announcement 2023

December 21, 2022
APEC Business Advisory Council - ABAC I to be held on 12-14 February 2023 at the Cordis Auckland, New Zealand. Latest details revealed by our colleague & friend of PBEC Stephen Jacobi at Tradeworks. Link to PR: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nz-international-business-forum_at-the-request-of-the-united-states-which-activity-7008563092208979969-YYup?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_ios
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APEC Rolls out Priorities for 2023: Issued by the Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting Honolulu, The United States, 13 December 2022.

December 21, 2022
Under the theme “Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All,” the United States emphasized its commitment to drive forward work on key issues such supply chain resilience, digital trade, connectivity, opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises, climate change and...
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Highlights of the APEC Business Advisory Council Report 2022 by WAIFC

December 21, 2022
Background to November 2022 Annual Dialogue Recommendations In late October, the Business Advisory Council presented its recommendations to the group chairman for onward transmission to the member countries’ economic leaders.  In addition, many drafting participants presented the document formally to...
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Lets UNRAVEL PBEC!

December 4, 2022
This week’s UNRAVEL four articles are relevant and connected to some of the topics discussed at our Annual PBEC Dialogues Summit 2022, such as supply chain pressures & weak demand as we head into the Christmas, NY & CNY holiday...
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APEC & ABAC upcoming meetings

December 4, 2022
PBEC was delighted to have achieved a coup at its recent Annual Dialogues Summit 2022 in hosting the outgoing APEC Thailand 2022 Chair representatives and the incumbent APEC USA Chair for 2023 together only 24 hours after APEC 2022 had...
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Review of PBEC Annual Dialogues Summit 2022

December 4, 2022
The Pacific basin Economic Council (PBEC) is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year since its establishment, in lieu of which we just concluded our Annual Dialogues Summit today which was held over 2.5 days from the 22-24 November 2022, virtually...
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Bangkok Goals on Bio-Circular-Green Economy

November 20, 2022
Recalling the Putrajaya Vision 2040, APEC reiterates our commitment to pursuing strong, balanced, secure, sustainable and inclusive growth in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC is determined to continue advancing its sustainability objectives in a bold, responsive, and comprehensive manner to address...
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Peru strengthens its relationship with Asia-Pacific at the meeting of APEC ministers and leaders.

November 20, 2022
The ministerial declaration and the joint declaration of APEC Economic Leaders were approved, as well as the framework of the Bangkok goals on the Bio-Circular-Green Economy. Peru 🇵🇪 is pleased & honoured to announce it will Chair & host APEC...
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2022 Leaders’ Declaration

November 20, 2022
  We, the Economic Leaders of APEC, met in-person for the first time in four years in Bangkok on 18-19 November 2022. We continue the implementation of the APEC Putrajaya Vision 2040, including through the Aotearoa Plan of Action. This...
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