Monday, September 28, 2020
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Vietnam advances customs modernization, economic competitiveness

Officials from Vietnam discussed a wide range of topics relating to economic competitiveness and Customs modernization during their recent meeting with World Customs Organization (WCO)...

APEC intensifies customs checks against timber smuggling

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies are strengthening cooperation in customs control of illegal trade in timber and timber products sourced from the region. The...

PH trade repository seen to improve ease of trading for MSMEs

The Philippine National Trade Repository (PNTR), a web-based portal that provides a single source of comprehensive, accurate, and updated trade information, was launched on...

Higher growth for APEC economies seen in the near term

New trade and growth data offer positive signs for the Asia-Pacific region, where forecasts for the near term have climbed up slightly from last...

US VP Pence reaffirms US continued commitment to ASEAN

United States Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed the US’ continued commitment to strengthen and deepen its strategic partnership with ASEAN during his visit to...

WCO welcomes APEC ministerial statement

World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya welcomed the undertaking by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers to continue to pursue effective and secure...

APEC fora seek softer approach to open trade, regional integration

A more low-key approach to advancing the notions of free trade and regional economic integration, including the creation of a Free Trade Area of...