March 2015 Editorial: For an Open, Efficient and Globalized Market in China

The Ministry of Commerce of China issued a draft Foreign Investment Law earlier in a significant move to reduce barriers to foreign investment through streamlining the current regulatory framework and replacing three existing laws, namely the Sino Foreign Equity Joint Venture Law, the Wholly Foreign owned Enterprise Law and the Sino-Foreign Contractual Joint Venture Law. […]

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APEC 2015: The Philippines Means Business

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a coalition of 21 economies along the Pacific Rim in support of sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the region. Each year, ministerial-level officials gather in a forum to promote trade and investment, encourage economic cooperation and foster a favorable environment for economic growth and development. Following China’s successful […]

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APEC Matters

By Nan-Hie In Last year, with China as host nation of the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, the nation’s leader Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama were among the heads of state speaking at the CEO Summit in Beijing. During the summit, Chinese President Xi pushed for the Free Trade Area of the […]

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On the Agenda for ABAC 2015

By Nan-Hie In The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), established 20 years ago by APEC, is a high-level advisory body where senior private sector representatives from each economy produces studies and policy recommendations for state leaders and ministers in the 21-nation bloc. These studies and recommendations are essentially opportunities for public and private sector dialogue […]

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