Vietnam proposes 4 priorities for APEC Year 2017

The first APEC Senior Officials Meeting and related sessions continued in Nha Trang city, south central province of Khanh Hoa, on Wednesday. The Vietnamese delegation has proposed four priorities for the APEC Year 2017.

The first priority is to promote sustainable, innovative and inclusive growth. The second priority is regional economic integration and connectivity. It is important for APEC to accelerate the realization of the Bogor Goals of free and open trade and investment in Asia Pacific with a new sense of urgency. APEC needs to fulfill the unfinished businesses to achieve the Bogor Goals and to envision its vision until 2020. The third priority is to help create dynamism for micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises while improving food security and achieve sustainable agriculture is the fourth priority for APEC 2017. These priorities are aligned with the medium-term priorities the Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation has established for the 2015 - 2019 period.

Source: VOV5