Alan Bollard - updates

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[OPINION] Asia-Pacific leaders’ trade opportunity

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Together, these 21 leaders will attempt to align their ideas for making trade between APEC economies work better in the common pursuit of growth and job creation back home, with enormous implications for their 3 billion constituents and the rebounding global economy

IMF to APEC leaders: Trade growth a disappointment

Nov 20, 2015 - 2:51 PM

The International Monetary Fund says the solution is to help small businesses enter global markets

GROWTH ISSUES. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015 chairman President Benigno Aquino III (left) huddles with (clockwise from Aquino's left): Republic of Chile President Michelle Bachelet; Independent State of Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill; United Mexican States President Enrique Peña Nieto; United States of America President Barack Obama; and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. These APEC leaders are told by the International Monetary Fund that growth has been disappointing in the region. Photo by Gil Nartea / Malacañang Photo Bureau

APEC 2015: Services taking over trade in Asia

Nov 20, 2015 - 11:00 AM

APEC leaders see the services sector as the future of Asia trade says Bollard

SERVICE ORIENTED. APEC Executive Director Dr. Alan Bollard describes the services sector as the future of Asia Pacific.

APEC ministers unveil new plan for sustainable, inclusive growth

Sep 09, 2015 - 5:37 PM

We agreed that we need a much stronger focus on promoting economic growth through structural reform says NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan

3 things APEC PH will continue from APEC China

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:37 PM

Developing a free trade agreement improving connectivity and increasing mobility within the region are the top 3 initiatives the Philippines will have to develop for APEC 2015

KICK OFF. President Benigno S. Aquino III receives the APEC Logo on a kite at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015 kick off ceremony, December 1, 2014. Photo by Robert Viñas / Malacañang Photo Bureau

APEC 2015 to discuss enablement for region’s cottage industries

Dec 11, 2014 - 1:51 PM

In an exclusive interview with Rappler APEC Secretariat Executive Director Dr Alan Bollard says that the Philippines and other APEC member economies will help cottage industries through programs tailor fit for their needs

Q and A: What to expect from APEC 2015 in PH?

Dec 11, 2014 - 1:00 PM

In an exclusive interview APEC Secretariat Executive Director Dr Alan Bollard discusses the Philippines priorities as host regional trade deals and the flawless first meeting in Manila

Asia-Pacific ministers pledge to step up graft fight

Nov 08, 2014 - 10:14 PM

The anti corruption proposal is said to have been pushed by China and backed by the United States at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC gathering in Beijing

APEC SUMMIT. Chinese security personnel with their sniffer dog for security check at the venue of APEC CEO SUMMIT in Beijing, China, 08 November 2014. Narendra Shrestha/EPA