Press Release

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 15:41

Hosting APEC 2017 is a top priority in Viet Nam’s foreign policy agenda, as it aspires to make greater contribution to an ever thriving Asia-Pacific region. After more than 30 years of reform and extensive regional and international integration,...

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:12


(Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 16 May 2017)
Distinguished delegates,
Ladies and gentlemen,
On behalf of the State and people of Viet Nam, I wish to welcome all participants in this Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on APEC toward 2020 and Beyond. It is an honor for...

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 09:34


(May 20, 2017, Ha Noi, Viet Nam)
Excellencies APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam – the host of APEC 2017, I have the great honor to...

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 08:44


(May 15, 2017, Ha Noi, Viet Nam)
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am delighted to join you at this important General Meeting.
I warmly congratulate the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and all members on your championship...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 17:25

On 19 June 2017, in Ha Long, Viet Nam, the APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Tourism was held. Under the APEC 2017 theme "Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future”, the Dialogue focused on “Promoting Sustainable Tourism for an...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 06:07

May 19, 2017, Ninh Binh, Viet Nam - The Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting resumed for the second day on 19 May under the chairmanship of Mr. Vu Nhu Thang, Director General of the International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Finance, Viet Nam....

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 20:05

May 18, 2017, Ha Noi, Viet Nam - APEC Senior Officials concluded their meeting today after one and a half day of work. More than 2,200 delegates from 21 member economies, APEC’s observers, business community, the academia, regional and international...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:18

May 17, 2017, Ha Noi, Viet Nam - This morning, the Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting began the first of its two working days. Attending the Meeting were about 200 delegates including Senior Officials of 21 member economies, representatives from...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 19:08

The Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on APEC Toward 2020 and Beyond took place today, 16 May 2017, at the National Convention Center in Ha Noi. H.E. Tran Dai Quang, President of Viet Nam delivered a keynote address at the event.
The Dialogue, co-hosted by...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 23:59

On 15 May 2017, at the Marriott Hotel (Ha Noi), the 24th General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) was held under the theme of "Vision for Asia- Pacific Partnership in the 21st century”. The meeting was co-organized by Viet...

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