Saturday, September 23, 2023

Peru will chair the 2024 APEC Summit for the third time

Peru will assume the presidency of the Leaders Summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) for the third time. Leaders of 21 world economies composed of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Korea, Chile, China, United States of America, Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, will come to our country in 2024. Papua New Guinea, Peru, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

This was stated by Ambassador Carlos Chávez-Tafur, President of the APEC Peru 2024 Presidency Working Group, through the program: Enfoque de los Sabados, who gave some of the scope of the issues to be addressed at this important event that brings together many . The most important economies of the world that it would be located in the imperial city of Cusco.

“The Covid-19 pandemic shut us down and prompted us to go virtual for a few years. Therefore, I believe this has opened a window of opportunity to develop other types of economic relationships that allow less favored populations or sections to insert themselves into the formal economy. We are talking about, for example, the women’s sector, the youth, the same small and medium-sized companies that can start developing technological innovations to be able to insert themselves into the formal economy,” he told radio on Saturday. Said in the program, June 3.

As recalled, in February 2022, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Minsetur) reported that Peru was confirmed as the APEC headquarters in 2024.

The announcement was made known through a statement by the Prime Minister of Thailand, the economy leading the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) this year. With this agreement, former minister Roberto Sánchez confirmed that Peru would chair the forum for the third time (APEC 2008, APEC 2016). The country has a record eight years between presidencies, the shortest period in which an economy has returned to lead APEC. In 2024, Peru will seek to strengthen its strategic position in the Asia-Pacific region, the most dynamic region in the world.

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