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Remarks to Public Private Dialogue on Renewable Energy

Remarks to Public Private Dialogue on Renewable Energy

APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL18 JANUARY 2021, MALCOLM JOHNS, ABAC NZ PUBLIC PRIVATE DIALOGUE ON PROPOSED APEC FRAMEWORK FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY Thanks for the opportunity to offer some concluding remarks for today’s dialogue. Let me start by...

New member for APEC Business Advisory Council

New member for APEC Business Advisory Council

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appointed Anna Curzon to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC). The leader of each APEC economy appoints three private sector representatives to ABAC. ABAC provides advice to leaders annually on business priorities. “ABAC helps...

The New Trade Environment Through An Indigenous Lens

The New Trade Environment Through An Indigenous Lens

APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL ADDRESS TO AUCKLAND TRADE AND ECONOMIC POLICY SCHOOL SESSION TWO: THE NEW TRADE ENVIRONMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND FRIDAY 4 DECEMBER 2020, RACHEL TAULELEI, ABAC NZ and CEO, KONO Tēnā koutou katoa It is fantastic to be...

Food Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Food Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL KEYNOTE SPEECH TO APEC WEBINAR ON THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND INFORMATION-SHARING 2 DECEMBER 2020, RACHEL TAULELEI, ABAC NZ Tēnā koutou katoa Thank you very much for the opportunity to speak at this seminar on public-private...

The ABAC opportunity for Māori

The ABAC opportunity for Māori

APEC BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL ADDRESS TO TE TAUMATA, WHAKATŪ, 24 NOVEMBER 2020 RACHEL TAULELEI, ABAC CHAIR 2021 In these unpredictable times it is challenging to think ahead.  Certainly no one thought that, come 2021, when Aotearoa New Zealand assumes both the...

APEC Leaders Issue Kuala Lumpur Declaration

APEC Leaders Issue Kuala Lumpur Declaration

Issued by the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 November 2020 The leaders of the 21 APEC member economies issued the Kuala Lumpur Declaration following the first-ever virtual 27th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting chaired by...

What is RCEP and why is it important?

What is RCEP and why is it important?

On 15 November New Zealand and 14 other Asian economies signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a big new free trade agreement covering 30% of the world’s economy. You can see our press release welcoming RCEP here. You can find out...

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