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    APEC 2017 – Focus of Vietnam’s Foreign Policy

    October 10, 2016 - Vietnam Net


    NCAPEC Co-Hosts President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines

    May 6, 2015 - Philippine Star


    150 U.S. Business Leaders to Visit Manila

    April 6, 2015 - Manila Bulletin


    APEC draws up network vs corruption

    November 10, 2014 - Manila Standard Today


    Kerry: APEC no longer just an economic forum

    November 9, 2014 - ABS-CBN News


    Secretary Kerry's Participation in the National Center for APEC's Private Sector-Led Roundtable - Catalyzing Strategic Business Growth: Women and the Economy

    November 8, 2014 - U.S. Department of State


    U.S. Business Perspectives on the 2014 APEC CEO Summit

    November 6, 2014 - CCTV America


    Forum Attracts APEC Leaders

    July 12, 2014 - China Daily USA


    Pacific Rim and Chinese business leaders in Seattle next week for APEC meetings

    July 2, 2014 - Puget Sound Business Journal


    US, China Will Seek 'Substantive' Summit: Official

    January 16, 2014 - China Daily USA


    (VIDEO) NCAPEC and Asia Society APEC Briefing

    January 16, 2014 - Sinovision Journal


    NCAPEC Infrastructure Investment Report

    November 1, 2013 - National Association of Manufacturers


    China and the APEC CEO Summit

    October 11, 2013 - Guangming Daily

    *Please note this article was translated using a translator tool. Translations are not exact.


    Walmart Highlights Efforts to Benefit APEC Economies

    October 7, 2013 - Jakarta Post


    Core Mission is to Promote APEC Bogor Goals

    October 1, 2013 - Wenhui Daily

    *Please note this article was translated using a translator tool. Translations are not exact.


    APEC Rising

    September 30, 2013 - Bloomberg Businessweek


    Business Wants TPP to be Concluded

    March 9, 2013 - The Nation


    High Quality TPP Needs to be Concluded Sooner Than Later, Urged Businesses

    March 8, 2013 - Infonews


    Go Big or Go Home

    May 2012 - Smart Meetings Magazine


    APEC to Provide World with New Pathway: Business Leader

    November 10, 2011 - Xinhua


    Japan and TPP

    November 9, 2011 - Reuters


    APEC 2011

    November 7, 2011 - Pacific Business News


    U.S. Eyes Trade "Triple Crown" as APEC Hosts

    December 6, 2010 - Reuters


    ABAC Taking Lead in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Security

    February 11, 2015 - The Memphis Daily News


    APEC a Win-Win for US, China: Officials

    November 19, 2014 - China Daily USA


    APEC Draws Up Network vs. Corruption

    November 10, 2014 - Manila Standard Today


    Kerry: APEC No Longer Just an Economic Forum

    November 9, 2014 - ABS-CBN News


    APEC Senior Officials' Meeting Gets Underway (With Video)

    August 20, 2014 - CCTV


    US, China Will Seek 'Substantive' Summit: Official

    January 16, 2014 - China Daily USA


    (VIDEO) NCAPEC and Asia Society APEC Briefing

    January 16, 2014 - Sinovision Journal


    NCAPEC Infrastructure Investment Report

    November 1, 2013 - National Association of Manufacturers


    China and the APEC CEO Summit

    October 11, 2013 - Guangming Daily

    *Please note this article was translated using a translator tool. Translations are not exact.


    Walmart Highlights Efforts to Benefit APEC Economies

    October 7, 2013 - Jakarta Post


    Core Mission is to Promote APEC Bogor Goals

    October 1, 2013 - Wenhui Daily

    *Please note this article was translated using a translator tool. Translations are not exact.


    APEC Rising

    September 30, 2013 - Bloomberg Businessweek


    Business Wants TPP to be Concluded

    March 9, 2013 - The Nation


    High Quality TPP Needs to be Concluded Sooner Than Later, Urged Businesses

    March 8, 2013 - Infonews


    Go Big or Go Home

    May 2012 - Smart Meetings Magazine


    APEC to Provide World with New Pathway: Business Leader

    November 10, 2011 - Xinhua


    Japan and TPP

    November 9, 2011 - Reuters


    APEC 2011

    November 7, 2011 - Pacific Business News


    U.S. Eyes Trade "Triple Crown" as APEC Hosts

    December 6, 2010 - Reuters


    NCAPEC Welcomes Introduction of APEC Resolutions

    May 19, 2017 - NCAPEC welcomes the introduction of S. Con. Res. 16 and H. Con. Res. 54, expressing support for stronger relations between the United States and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).


    NCAPEC Welcomes Two New ABAC USA Members

    December 19, 2016 - NCAPEC welcomes the appointment of Scott Price, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Walmart International and Marija Zivanovic-Smith, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Communications, and Government Relations of NCR Corporation to represent the United States on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).


    TPP Business Community Welcomes Agreement, Calls for Early Ratification

    February 29, 2016 - The business community strongly supports the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and looks forward to seeing the agreement enter into force as quickly as possible, say a group of business representatives drawn from eleven TPP economies.


    NCAPEC Welcomes New Executive to APEC Business Advisory Council

    November 18, 2015 - The National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) welcomes the appointment of Richard Cantor, Chief Risk Officer of Moody’s Corporation and Chief Credit Officer of Moody’s Investor Service to represent the United States on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). Cantor will join ABAC USA Members Bart Peterson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications of Eli Lilly and Company, and Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Microsoft Corporation.


    NCAPEC Congratulates Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiators on Finalizing the Agreement

    October 5, 2015 - NCAPEC and its member companies look forward to reviewing what is expected to be a commercially meaningful and high standard agreement that will open markets, increase exports and raise labor and environmental standards for millions of people. “We are hopeful that this agreement will prove to be the first step towards robust economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region,” said NCAPEC President Monica Whaley.


    The National Center for APEC Welcomes the Passing of Trade Promotion Authority

    June 24, 2015 - Today’s legislation is a step toward a TPP that will closely align with the principles, such as cooperation and sustainability, that have made APEC so successful in spreading prosperity and improving trade relations in the Asia-Pacific,” said NCAPEC President Monica Hardy Whaley.


    The National Center for APEC Applauds the Introduction of Trade Promotion Authority Legistlation

    April 17, 2015 - "A successful TPP - built as it has been with U.S. leadership - will bring greater trade engagement, higher labor and environmental standards, and greater stability to this part of the world,” said NCAPEC President Monica Hardy Whaley.


    Press Release: APEC 2015 Philippines Statement

    November 12, 2014 - “The Philippines’ dynamic, vibrant economy is one of the fastest evolving economies in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC 2015’s theme of ‘inclusive growth’ will encourage in-depth discussions throughout the year on ways to ensure that regional economic reforms benefit everyone throughout the region,” said Monica Whaley, President of the National Center for APEC.


    Press Release: NCAPEC and USCIB Applaud APEC's Work on Trade Facilitation

    November 6, 2014 - Washington, DC – The U.S. private sector applauds APEC’s efforts to forge ahead on initiatives to accelerate trade and economic growth through the APEC Alliance for Supply Chain Connectivity (A2C2), amidst challenges surrounding the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agreement on Trade Facilitation.


    U.S. to Issue ABTC Cards

    May 9, 2014 - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin issuing APEC Business Travel Cards (ABTC) cards 30 days after the Interim Final Rule will be published in the Federal Register, which is slated to be published mid-May.


    NCAPEC Applauds the Senate's Approval of Senator Max Baucus as U.S. Ambassador to China

    February 10, 2014 - "We are extremely pleased with the Senate's overwhelming approval of Senator Max Baucus as U.S. Ambassador to China. His more than 30 years of experience in the Senate, including his chairmanship of the Finance Committee, and decades of work to 'deepen the relationship between the U.S. and China,' will be instrumental in facilitating one of the most important bilateral relationships today," noted National Center for APEC President, Monica Hardy Whaley.


    NCAPEC and ABAC Release New Report on the Economic Empowerment and Inclusion of Women in APEC Economies

    October 7, 2013 - Supporting women's equal access to education, employment and business opportunities is a cause business leaders and governments alike can rally around. According to the World Bank, women invest 90% of their income back into their communities and families, creating a multiplier effect of economic benefits," noted Scott Price, Walmart Asia President and CEO, and NCAPEC Chair.


    ABAC, NAM and NCAPEC Release New Report Highlighting Pre-Requisites for Infrastructure Investment and Development in APEC Economies

    October 4, 2013 - "The subjects of foreign direct investment and infrastructure development in the Asia-Pacific region are critical, cross cutting aspects of NCAPEC's policy work in the APEC Business Advisory Council. This report will provide a useful platform to draw attention to important work taking place in APEC and the priorities of private sector investors," stated NCAPEC President, Monica Hardy Whaley.


    The National Center for APEC, ABAC USA Secretariat, Announces Peggy Johnson as the New ABAC USA Member

    September 20, 2013 - "Peggy Johnson's extensive background in engineering and business development will enable her to effectively represent U.S. business interests," noted National Center for APEC President, Monica Hardy Whaley.


    The National Center for APEC Applauds the Senate's Approval of Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce

    June 26, 2013 - "Ms. Pritzker's experience and leadership skills have come at a crucial time for U.S. trade policy and efforts to expand exports, particularly in APEC, whose member economies comprise 44% of world trade." noted National Center for APEC President, Monica Hardy Whaley.


    The National Center for APEC Applauds the Senate's Approval of Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative

    June 21, 2013 - "We are delighted by the Senate's unequivocal confirmation of Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative. The tremendous margin by which he was confirmed is a testament to his leadership and dedication to shaping U.S. trade policy," noted National Center for APEC President, Monica Hardy Whaley.


    Scott Price, CEO of Walmart Asia, Elected Chairman of the National Center for APEC

    May 21, 2013 - "APEC is a critical element of fostering regional and global cooperation." noted Price on his appointment. "It is a forum where constituents are engaging in a spirit of openness and transparency on critical economic, regulatory, and social issues.


    Business Leaders Across Asia Call for Conclusion of Comprehensive TPP

    May 20, 2013 - TPP negotiators in Lima urged negotiators to tackle and resolve now, rather than later, the sensitive issues in the TPP talks in order to enable a comprehensive agreement to be reached by year's end.


    NCAPEC Applauds the Nomination of Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative and Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce

    May 3, 2013 - The National Center for APEC urges the Senate to confirm Mr. Froman and Ms. Pritzker's nominations as soon as possible and looks forward to working with USTR on top trade priorities, such as the TPP, as well as APEC's trade and investment agenda.


    NCAPEC Applauds the Inclusion of Japan in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

    March 18, 2013 - The National Center for APEC applauds Friday's announcement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that Japan intends to formally join the eleven current economies negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).


    High quality TPP needs to be concluded sooner than later, urged businesses

    March 8, 2013 - Business representatives from around the Asia Pacific region, gathered for the 16th round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations currently underway in Singapore


    APEC business leaders to address strengthening of growth and resilience of APEC economies in 2013

    January 23, 2013 - Business leaders of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) met in Manila this week to set out their agenda and work program. This will culminate in recommendations


    The National Center for APEC Applauds Passage of Russia PNTR Legislation in the U.S. Senate

    December 6, 2012 - The National Center for APEC applauded today the U.S. Senate's passage of legislation to establish permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia.


    New U.S. Executive Appointed to APEC Business Advisory Council

    November 30, 2012 - The National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (NCAPEC) welcomes the appointment of Ed Rapp, Group President and CFO of Caterpillar Inc., to represent the United States on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).


    Indonesia APEC 2013 CEO Summit Organizers Enlist National Center for APEC as Exclusive U.S. Strategic Partner

    October 30, 2012 - The organizers of the Bali, Indonesia APEC 2013 CEO Summit have named the National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) as the exclusive U.S. Strategic Partner to support program planning and sponsor relations efforts in preparation for the October 5-7, 2013 event.


    U.S National Center for APEC Joins Business Associations to Promote Investment - Launches Online Platform to Encourage an Open International Investment Climate

    [Seattle, WA] October 16, 2012 - Today, the U.S. National Center for APEC joined with six other business associations to launch a new online information clearinghouse, Investment Policy Central, to highlight the importance of an open investment climate....


    New Executive Named to Lead U.S. Business Engagement in the Asia-Pacific

    September 27, 2012 - The National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (NCAPEC) welcomes the appointment of Bart Peterson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Eli Lilly and Company, to represent the United States on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC).


    The National Center for APEC Applauds the Inclusion of Canada in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

    June 20, 2012 - The National Center for APEC applauds today's announcement by the United States and the eight other economies negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement to


    The National Center for APEC Applauds Decision to Welcome Mexico as the Newest Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiating Partner

    June 18, 2012 - The National Center for APEC today applauded President Obama's announcement that the United States and the eight other economies negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement have extended an invitation to Mexico to join the TPP negotiations, pending successful conclusion of their domestic procedures.


    New Executive Named to Lead U.S. Business Engagement in the Asia-Pacific

    [Seattle, WA] September 27, 2012 - The National Center for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (NCAPEC) welcomes the appointment of Bart Peterson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Eli Lilly and Company, to represent the United States on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). Atul Keshap, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, officially notified the ABAC Secretariat of his appointment early this week....

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