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Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies issued a joint statement following the APEC Ministerial Meeting in Da Nang co-chaired by Viet Nam Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, and Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.  

The Joint Ministerial Statement describes collaborative actions to be implemented by APEC economies over the next year to sustain the momentum of regional cooperation and reinforce the profile of APEC as a driver of economic growth and integration in the Asia-Pacific. These include:

    Deepening Regional Economic Integration
    Promoting Sustainable, Innovative and Inclusive Growth
    Strengthening Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ Competitiveness and Innovation
    Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to Climate Change
    APEC Toward 2020 and Beyond

View 2017 APEC Joint Ministerial Statement and Annexes

The conclusion of the APEC Ministerial Meeting sets the stage for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on 11 November 2017 in Da Nang.