The Philippines will launch Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015 on Monday (December 1) to buoy up local businesses to explore and initiate opportunities based on lined up activities for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) next year.
“While the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has lined up several activities as the country chairs APEC in 2015 and hosts the 23rd APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, we aim to spur greater private sector participation and generate new prospects for local and foreign businesses to flourish,” Secretary Gregory L. Domingo said.
The launch will be attended by the local business community. It will be held at Green Sun in Makati City.
The Philippine hosting of the APEC intends to inspire greater confidence that the APEC member-economies can indeed build a truly vibrant and inclusive future for all peoples as they pursue the Bogor Goals and work to realize the vision laid out by the country.
Domingo noted that next year will be a perfect opportunity for local business to seize and further help in contributing to the Philippines’ growing economy.
“In the country’s hosting next year, we seek to underscore the significance of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country’s economy, and their role and integration in global supply chains,” Domingo said.Continue reading