The Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (HKCPEC) and the China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (CNCPEC) jointly held a seminar titled “Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region – Maintaining Stable and Sustainable Growth” on 30 June 2014 in Hong Kong.
The current global economic climate is characterized by modest economic growth with remaining downside risks. Our common challenge is to explore viab...Read more...
Taking into consideration global needs for new sources of energy to meet the growing industrial and household demands in the midst of rising energy costs and diminishing fossil fuels, it is imperative that PECC economies invest more in developing and optimizing new types of energy. It is one of top priorities for PECC economies to explore the most efficient ways of ensuring smooth transition from fossil fuels to renewable and sustainable energy. Lessons ...Read more...
Energy-related experts and industry leaders, who convened in Victoria, Canada in November 2013 for the first seminar on PECC energy transition project, called for further deliberation on the design of policy framework to accommodate renewable energies. The second seminar of the series was hosted by CHILPEC (Chile member committee of PECC) and took place in Santiago, Chile on June 24-25th, 2014.
The seminar gathered representatives from the ...Read more...
Australia has been a major Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exporter in the Asia Pacific region for over 25 years. Canada is currently looking to enter the Asian LNG market, with at least 18 LNG projects currently under proposal. In this report, N. Ross Lambie and R. Quentin Grafton review the challenges, risks, and opportunities experienced by the Australian LNG industry and the anticipated changes in the industry as more countries enter the market as exporters.
This report was prepared for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada in partnership with the Australian Pacific Econom...Read more...
This year marks the 25th anniversary of APEC and the 20th anniversary of the Bogor Goals. As a champion of regional economic cooperation and a founding partner of APEC, PECC has an important role to play in helping the APEC policy making process by providing proactive policy advice and support.
This year's APEC theme is "Shaping the future through Asia-Pacific partnership" under which China has identified three priorities: 1) Advancing regional economic integration; 2) Promoting innovative development, economic reform, and growth; and 3) Strengthening comprehensive connectivity a...Read more...
Executive Summary from Energy Transition Seminar | Santiago, Chile | June 2014
PECC Update for APEC SOM3 | Beijing, China | August 2014
PECC Statement for APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) | Qingdao, China | 18 May 2014
PECC Update for APEC SOM2 | Qingdao, China | May 2014
PECC Update for APEC SOM1 | Ningbo, China | February 2014
State of the Region 2013-2014 (pdf, 3MB)
Vancouver Statement, 21st PECC General Meeting, 3-5 June 2013
India into APEC: Three APEC reasons why
Malcolm Cook, Senior Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies