ABAC USA recruitment open
National Center for APEC Blog
by NCAPEC
2M ago
The terms of the current U.S. APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Members: Dominic Ng of East West Bank, Laura Lane of UPS, and Ginger Lew of I Squared Capital will conclude at the end of this year. NCAPEC would like to thank them for the dedication they showed as advocates for the U.S. business community, particularly during the U.S. host year in 2023. At the request of the State Department, the National Center for APEC is coordinating the search for three senior executives to represent the United States business community as members of the APEC Business Advisory Council from the beginning ..read more
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APEC 2023 Meetings in Seattle, Washington
National Center for APEC Blog
by NCAPEC
6M ago
The United States held the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings (SOM 3) in Seattle Washington, from July 29 to August 21, 2023. During the three-week period, the city hosted 200 meetings including six ministerials, dozens of workshops, and roundtable discussions. In total, over 3,500 delegates, representing government, business, and academia from all 21 APEC economies participated in SOM 3 related events. The National Center for APEC played a key role in facilitating engagement in the SOM 3 meetings for non-governmental attendees. Members from NCAPEC, the U.S. APEC Busines ..read more
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The State of APEC Supply Chains
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by NCAPEC
8M ago
Lessons learned, key strategies to strengthen resilience NCAPEC is pleased to present “The State of APEC Supply Chains” report, launched in conjunction with the APEC Economic Leaders Week in November 2023. This report was prepared by Access Partnership and features insights developed through extensive consultation with lead firms across APEC and analysis of publicly available trade data. It highlights four key product segments: consumer goods, consumer technology, food, and healthcare. This report has also received outstanding contributions from UPS and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and feat ..read more
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Launch of MSME Supply Chain Resilience Toolkit
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by NCAPEC
11M ago
NCAPEC, in partnership with UPS and Johnson & Johnson, are pleased to present the MSME Supply Chain Resilience Toolkit. The toolkit was launched at the Supply Chain Resilience MSME Capacity Building Workshop on July 26, 2023, in Cebu, Philippines. The Workshop formed part of 3rd the APEC Business Advisory Council Meeting (ABAC-III). This toolkit was prepared by Access Partnership and informed by industry best practices and extensive consultation with lead firms across healthcare, food, consumer goods, and consumer technology segments in APEC. The toolkit may be accessed here: https://suppl ..read more
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“The State of Healthcare Supply Chains in APEC” report launched at SOM 3
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by NCAPEC
1y ago
NCAPEC is proud to have developed “The State of Healthcare Supply Chains in APEC” report which launched at the Third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM3) on 2 August 2023. READ THE REPORT: http://ncapec.org/library/State-of-Healthcare-Supply-Chains-in-APEC.pdf This report was prepared by Access Partnership and informed by extensive consultation with leading firms in the healthcare segment. In particular, the report has outstanding contributions from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and UPS. It also features an exclusive survey of over 300 healthcare firms across 15 APEC markets to understand th ..read more
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Vice President Harris Announces APEC USA 2023 Economic Leaders’ Meeting and CEO Summit Site
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by NCAPEC
1y ago
(Bangkok, Thailand  – November 16, 2022) – Vice President Kamala Harris announced that San Francisco, California will host Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week and the CEO Summit in 2023. The two-day CEO Summit will enable meaningful engagement on open trade and investment, resilience, economic inclusion, sustainability and digital transformation across the Asia-Pacific. This news follows the announcement of the host cities for the first clusters of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ and Ministerial meetings, which include Honolulu, Hawai ..read more
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U.S. Government Names New ABAC Members
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by NCAPEC
1y ago
APEC Economic Leaders created the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in 1995 as a permanent, institutional mechanism to provide private sector input to APEC working-level government and senior officials. Up to three senior business representatives from each of the 21 APEC economies are appointed by their respective leaders to serve on ABAC and attend quarterly meetings to address some of the most critical issues affecting businesses in the region – from climate change and sustainability, supply chain resilience, and fiscal policy to greater economic inclusion of women and micro-small-and-me ..read more
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NCAPEC Launches APEC USA 2023 Private Sector Host Committee To Advance U.S. Economic Engagement in the Asia-Pacific
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by NCAPEC
1y ago
Inaugural committee members include Amazon, Citi, ExxonMobil, FedEx, Google, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, Mastercard, Meta, Microsoft, Moody’s, Organon, Qualcomm, UPS and Visa (Washington D.C. – September 14, 2022) – In anticipation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) USA 2023 host year, the National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) is proud to announce the launch of the APEC 2023 Private Sector Host Committee. As the only U.S. business organization exclusively focused on APEC, NCAPEC is excited to provide unparalleled opportunities for business executives to forge connections wi ..read more
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APEC 2023 USA: Opportunities and Next Steps
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by NCAPEC
2y ago
As chair in 2023, the United States is well-positioned to align the priorities and themes of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum with its vison for the norms and values that underpin trade and commerce in the Indo-Pacific region, just as it did when it chaired the organization in 1993 and 2011. In 1993, then-President Clinton raised the profile of APEC – a ministerial gathering since its creation in 1989 – by inviting Leaders to a summit near Seattle. The U.S. also laid the groundwork to establish the mechanisms for private sector input to APEC that remain vital today, the APEC ..read more
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NCAPEC Quarterly Newsletter – January to March 2022
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by NCAPEC
2y ago
U.S. to lead APEC in 2023 On February 10, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced the U.S. will chair APEC in 2023 with Peru following as chair in 2024. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki welcomed the news stating, “It is a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration to serve as a strong, reliable partner to APEC economies and identify common ways to unleash economic opportunity, prosperity, and growth for us all.” With less than nine months before the chairmanship begins, NCAPEC will continue developing plans for private sector engagement for 2023 with a series of meetings for ..read more
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