APEC SME Ministerial Meeting to take place in HCM

The 24th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from September 10-15, 2017, yesterday announced the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

Illustrative photo:SGGP

Illustrative photo:SGGP

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will have an official speech in the opening ceremony on September 15. 

The 2017 APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting will be divided into three topics, including creating favorable condition for enterprises to access markets and join global value chains; creating business environment for small and medium enterprises; and promoting APEC business in the digital era.

Three major instruments including a declaration on promoting start-up businesses, a strategy on developing green, sustainable and innovative small-medium enterprises, report on the minister's recommendations towards the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting will be exchanged and are expected to be approved at the conference. 

​ BY ANH THU- Translated by Huyen Huong

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