Media registration will soon close for the 2017 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) Meeting on 20-21 May in Ha Noi, to be chaired by Viet Nam Trade and Industry Minister Tran Tuan Anh. 

It is also closing for the Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting here on 17-18 May, to be led by Viet Nam Permanent Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and 2017 Chair of APEC Senior Officials Bui Thanh Son, as well as a cluster of trade and sectoral official meetings from 9-16 May.

This includes the APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Human Resources Development in the Digital Age on 14-16 May, among others. 

Background:
The APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will launch new actions by the 21 APEC member economies to establish freer Asia-Pacific trade that secures the advantages of globalization while safeguarding the welfare of people hurt by it. 

Trade Ministers will build on progress achieved during key trade and sectoral policy development meetings to take place over the preceding 12 days and culminating with the Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting to flesh out joint measures on the table.

When:

  • APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT): 20-21 May
  • Second APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM2): 17-18 May
  • SOM2 Related Meetings: 9-16 May
  • APEC High-Level Policy Dialogue on Human Resources Development in the Digital Age (HLPD HRD): 14-16 May

Where:
National Convention Centre
Thang Long Boulevard, Nam Tu Liem District, Ha Noi

Source: APEC

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