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PECC XXIX: The 29th PECC General Meeting

On November 03, 2022
Categories: General Meeting

PECC XXIX General Meeting

Asia Pacific Economy beyond Thailand APEC 2022

3 November 2022, Thursday

The Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, Bangkok


(As of 2 November 2022)

3 November 2022, Thursday

09:00 - 09:30   Opening Session

Master of Ceremony
  • Dr Anuson Chinvanno, Director, International Studies Center, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Welcoming Remarks:
  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee, Chair, TNCPEC

Opening Remarks:

  • Ambassador Zhan Yongxin, CNCPEC Chair and PECC Co-Chair

Keynote Address (pre-recorded)
( pdf speech (202 KB) )
  • H.E. Mr Don Pramudwinai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand

09:30 - 10:45   Session 1: The Disruption affecting APEC Connectivity during 2016-2022

  • Ms Loreto Leyton, Executive Director, Chile Pacific Foundation and chair CHILPEC


Achieving Better Logistics to Ensure Supply Chain Connectivity
( pdf presentation (958 KB) )

  • Dr Sherry Stephenson, PECC Services Network

“The Resilience of the International Production Networks (under COVID-19 and geopolitical tension)”
( pdf presentation (536 KB) )

  • Dr Fukunari Kimura, Keio University

  • Professor Sung-Hoon Park, Korea University
  • Prof. Liu Chenyang, Nankai University

Open Discussion

10:45 - 11:00   Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 - 13:00   Session 2: Trends of Trade and Investment Liberalization/Restrictions of APEC Economies Beyond 2022

  • Prof. Christopher Findlay, Vice-Chair AusPECC


“Trends in Trade Liberalization and Restrictiveness”
( pdf presentation (409 KB) )

  • Prof Simon J. Evenett, Coordinator, Global Trade Alert

“Challenges to and Strategies for Supply Chain in APEC in the next decade" 
( pdf presentation (273 KB) )

  • Dr Heungchong Kim, President of KIEP and Chair KOPEC

“The patterns of FDI flows and GVC Trade in the APEC Region”

  • Prof. Lin Guijun, University of International Business and Economics

  • Ms. Pamela Mar, Managing Director of the Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) of the International Chamber of  Commerce
  • Prof Shujiro Urata, Professor Emeritus at Waseda University
  • Dr Yose Rizal Damuri, Executive Director CSIS and Co-Chair INCPEC


13:00 - 14:00   Lunch

14:00 - 16:00   Session 3: APEC Cooperation to enhance the Development of the BCG Economy; Impact on Climate Change

  • Dr. Adis Israngkura, Thailand Development Research Institute


“The role of carbon markets on reducing emissions in the APEC region”

  • Dr Craig Emerson, Director, The Australian APEC Study Centre

“VN & APEC cooperation for enhancing BCG growth”
( pdf presentation (403 KB) )

  • Dr Vo Tri Thanh, Chairman of VNCPEC

  • Mr Pascal Lamy, Chair, FPTPEC 


"Carbon Pricing and a new carbon credit market in Japan: JCM and the JX league"
( pdf presentation (1.09 MB) )

  • Prof Toshi H. Arimura, Waseda University

  • Dr Jiwon Park, Associate Research Fellow, KIEP
  • Dr Shiro Armstrong, ANU


16:00 - 16:15   Break

16:15 - 17:00   Session 4: Conclusion

  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee, Chair, TNCPEC
  • Mr Jusuf Wanandi, former PECC Chair, INCPEC

17:00 - 17:15   Closing Remarks
  • Dr Richard Cantor, USPECC Chair and PECC Co-Chair


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Pacific Currents

Global value chains: From fruitful discussions to meaningful actions
Juan Navarro, Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University

Climate change in SOTR
Christopher Findlay, Tilak Doshi and Eduardo Pedrosa

Digital Technologies, Services and the Fourth Industrial Revolutions
Submitted by Jane Drake-Brockman, Christopher Findlay, Yose Rizal Damuri and Sherry Stephenson 

COVID-19 has Exposed Major Gaps in our Social Safety Nets: In a Post-COVID World Will these Gaps be Closed?
Hugh Stephens
Vice Chair, CANCPEC; Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Executive Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary

 Multilateral Cooperation is a Safeguard against Pandemics
Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria
Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

International cooperation during COVID-19
Sungbae An
Senior Research Fellow, Department of International Macroeconomics and Finance, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)

Drastic measures to stop spread of COVID-19 are necessary
Charles E. Morrison
Adjunct Fellow and Former President of the East-West Center; Former Co-Chair, PECC

ASEAN-China cooperation in time of COVID-19 pandemic
Jusuf Wanandi
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, CSIS Foundation; Former Co-Chair of PECC