The APEC summit week is being held in the city of San Francisco from 14 to 17 November, marking 25 years of Vietnam’s participation in APEC – the leading economic cooperation and integration mechanism in Asia-Pacific, which accounts for 38% of the population. 62% and about 50% of GDP. % of world trade.
With the theme “Creating a resilient, sustainable future for all”, the 30th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on 16 and 17 November will focus on evaluating the results of cooperation over the past 30 years, setting directions for the new period.
President Vo Van Thuong. Photo: VPCTN
During the business visit, the President and APEC leaders will discuss issues important to the world and regional economies today, particularly promoting trade, investment, science and technology cooperation. Technical education, innovation, sustainable and inclusive growth, strengthening regional economic ties and engagement, thereby promoting dialogue, cooperation and joint contribution to the sustainable development and prosperity of the region.
The President will speak at the APEC Business Summit and hold several working sessions. It is the largest-scale gathering of the business community in the region with the participation of more than 2,000 leaders from leading corporations across the world and Asia-Pacific.
The President’s activities at the 2023 APEC Summit Week and bilateral activities with senior leaders and U.S. partners, particularly in California, will continue to foster bilateral relations in the spirit of the Declaration of Independence. Recent Joint Declaration on the Establishment of Vietnam-US Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, especially in the fields of education and training, science and technology, innovation and connecting localities.