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...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 22:06

August 22, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam - SOM 3 and Related Meetings continued the fifth working day with activities from APEC fora, namely Committee of Trade and Investment (CTI), Economic Committee (EC), Health Working Group (HWG), Sub-...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 08:59

August 21st, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam - SOM3 and Related Meetings continued its fourth day with 12 meetings of the Health Working Group (HWG), Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC), Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP),  ...

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 21:40

August 20th, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam - Eight APEC fora held meetings today, including the Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI), Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP), Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC), Life Sciences...

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 20:59

August 19th, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam - SOM 3 and Related Meetings continued its second day with activities from the Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP), Automotive Dialogue (AD), Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI), Sub-Committee...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 20:05

18 August 2017, Ho Chi Minh City - Earlier today, the first series of meetings of SOM 3 and related meetings were held in Ho Chi Minh City. APEC delegation participated in 10 meetings of various APEC committees and working groups, including: the Sub...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 14:07

From 18 - 30 August 2017, SOM 3 and Related Meetings will be held in Ho Chi Minh City. SOM 3, the largest SOM cluster of APEC 2017, consists of 75 meetings, workshops and dialogues from APEC fora, covering cooperation in diverse areas, including:...

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