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 - 10:01


(15 September 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam)
Excellencies APEC Ministers and Heads of Delegation,
Ladies and gentlemen,
On behalf of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, I would like to warmly welcome SME Ministers, Heads of...

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...

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 16:01

29 September 2017, Thua Thien Hue, Viet Nam - The APEC 2017 Women and the Economy Forum was held today, under the chairmanship of Viet Nam’s Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, H.E. Dao Ngoc Dung. Ministers and Vice-Ministers from APEC...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:03

13 September 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam – Today, the SMEWG meeting was held within the framework of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM) and Related Meetings.

In his welcome remarks, H.E. Dang Huy Dong, Vietnamese...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 17:36

12 September 2017, Ho Chi Minh City - APEC 2017 Start-up Forum officially opened this morning in Ho Chi Minh City. The Forum is organized by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) within the framework of the APEC 2017 Small and Medium...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 21:46

11 September 2017, Ho Chi Minh City – The APEC SME Finance Forum was held today under the theme “Leveraging Technologies to Scale up Supply Chain Finance” within the framework of the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM) and...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 23:26

30 August 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam – The Third Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) concluded today after two days of work, closing the series of SOM 3 and related meetings.

Today, under the chairmanship of SOM APEC 2017 Chair, H.E. Ambassador...

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 20:35

28 August, 2017, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam – The Symposium on Promoting Economic, Financial and Social Inclusion in APEC - one of the major events of SOM 3 and Related Meetings - was held today. The symposium welcomed over 200 delegates including...

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