Disaster recovery in APEC economies is as important as disaster preparation and response, the co-chair of the APEC Emergency Preparedness Working Group (EPWG), Lê Quang Tuấn, said yesterday.
Facilitating risk reduction and sound management of chemicals across APEC and contributing to implementation of the bloc’s Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) are among the objectives of the Committee on Trade and Investment’s Chemical Dialogue Regulators’ Forum that began in HCM City yesterday.
More than 100 delegates from 21 APEC-member economies and non-APEC organisations met on Monday in HCM City to discuss how to best respond to natural disasters in the APEC region, which have become more frequent and severe within the region.
Issues related to competition policy and its meaning in free trade agreements (FTAs) as well as economic partnerships agreements (EPAs) were the main topics discussed at the first working day of the APEC’s Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI).
Amending provisions on competition policy in free trade agreements (FTAs) and economic partnership agreements (EPAs) should be a top priority, participants said at the first working day of APEC’s Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) at the third Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) now being held in HCM City.
Nguyễn Xuân Cường, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to the press about the on going APEC agriculture week in Cần Thơ Mekong Province
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc expressed his hope that Thai businesses would make the most of co-operation and investment opportunities in Việt Nam, especially in the context of Việt Nam promoting mergers and acquisitions along with the equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs).
Greater convergence among APEC members’ regulatory systems for medical products is expected to improve public safety and patient access to life-enhancing medical products, experts said at a forum at the APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM-3) held in HCM City on Friday.
The first of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) and related meetings began in HCM City today.
Local digital content businesses are claiming for unfair policies against foreign firms. Vietnamese companies in the area have been imposed by many regulations while foreign ones such as Google, Facebook and Youtube have not been required to pay taxes or bounded by regulations and policies.