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Giving U.S. Business a Voice in the Asia-Pacific

Giving U.S. Business a Voice in the Asia-Pacific

The National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) is dedicated to advancing the U.S. business community’s views in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region. Established in Seattle, Washington in 1994, NCAPEC is the only U.S. business association focused exclusively on facilitating private sector engagement in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) process.

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Newsletter Archive

September 2017

  • Highlights from the third Senior Officials' Meeting in Vietnam
  • Wrapping up the Year: What's Next in APEC 2017

April 2017

  • Looking Ahead to APEC Trade Ministers' Meeting
  • APCAC Spring Summit
  • NCAPEC Calls for ABTC Extension

January 2017

  • APEC Vietnam Officials in Washington, D.C. and New York
  • NCAPEC Executive Roundtable in Singapore
  • Two New Members Appointed to ABAC USA
  • ABAC I Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand

October 2016

  • APEC Food Security Week
  • APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting Recap
  • APEC Leaders' Week
  • NCAPEC BLOG: Issues Align Between G20 Summit and APEC 2017

June 2016

  • ABAC II Recap - Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • SOM II Recap - Arequipa, Peru
  • New President, New Priorities: How will Peru shape APEC 2016?
  • Transforming Supply Chains: Ketchup in the TPP (via Asian Trade Centre )

March 2016

  • NCAPEC Executive Forum in San Francisco, CA
  • ABAC I and SOM I Read-Out
  • APEC Strengthens Focus on Services
  • APEC CEO Summit Peru 2016

December 2015

  • APEC Leaders' Week Recap
  • ABAC Report to Economic Leaders
  • Event Announcement: APEC and the Future of Asia-Pacific Trade and Economic Growth
  • Event Announcement: Preview to APEC Peru 2016
  • Looking Ahead to Peru's Year as Host in 2016

September 2015

  • APEC CEO Summit and Leaders' Week
  • Senior Officials' and Related Meetings (SOM) III
  • APEC Services Trade Access Requirements (STAR) Database
  • APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) III Readout
  • What Are the Top Challenges for SMEs in Cross-Border E-Commerce?
  • Asian Architecture Conference

June 2015

  • APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting
  • Food Security in the Asia-Pacific
  • WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
  • APEC Global Supply Chain Event for SMEs
  • Reinvigoration of Mining in APEC

March 2015

  • APEC Philippines Update
  • Upcoming APEC SME Global Supply Chain Event
  • Report on Remanufacturing in Malaysia
  • Preview of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) II Meeting
  • APEC Anti-Corruption Network Taking Shape

November 2014

  • APEC Leaders Week - Beijing
  • President Obama at the APEC CEO Summit
  • NCAPEC 20th Anniversary Annual Luncheon
  • President Bill Clinton Reflects on APEC's 25th Anniversary

June 2014

  • APEC China CEO Forum
  • NCAPEC 20th Anniversary Logo Refresh and Updated Website
  • Asia-Pacific Financial Forum Symposium: July 7 - Seattle, WA
  • Robert Zoellick, former World Bank President and USTR, on the Importance of APEC
  • U.S. Begins Issuing APEC Business Travel Cards
  • NCAPEC Guest Article - The Road to Integration: The Pacific Alliance, the TPP, and Latin America

March 2014

  • NCAPEC Celebrates its 20th Anniversary
  • APEC 2014 China CEO Forum: July 10-11 in Seattle, WA, USA
  • On-the-Ground at SOM I
  • APEC 2014 Agenda Takes Shape
  • 10 Years of Anti-Corruption Work in APEC Produces Real Results
  • NCAPEC and Asia Society Sold Out APEC Briefing

December 2013

  • CEO Summit Recap and Exclusive Media
  • China: What to Expect From the 2014 APEC Host Economy
  • NCAPEC Executive Roundtable and Joint Session with Brookings Institution
  • 4 New Publications Launched in 2013
  • New Blog, More Content
  • APEC Economic Climate in Charts
  • Upcoming Event: NCAPEC and Asia Society APEC Briefing

October 2013

  • 2013 China CEO Forum
  • International Symposia for Next Generation Infrastructure
  • NCAPEC's Health Publication
  • Pacific Summit Resources: NCAPEC's New LLC
  • EXCLUSIVE 2012 APEC CEO Summit Videos