Taiwanese delegation to depart Tuesday for APEC meeting

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/11/14
By: C.W. Huang and Flor Wang

Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) A delegation from Taiwan is slated to depart for the Peruvian capital of Lima

Minister of Economic Affairs Lee Chih-kung (right).

Minister of Economic Affairs Lee Chih-kung (right).

Tuesday to attend the 28th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum ministerial meeting.

The delegation will be led by Minister of Economic Affairs Lee Chih-kung (李世光) and National Development Council Minister Chen Tain-jy (陳添枝).

Ministers from 21 APEC member states will discuss and exchange views to draw roadmaps for issues concerning human capital development, upgrading small and medium-sized enterprises, regional food markets, and regional economic integration.

According to Lee, Taiwan will hold bilateral or multilateral meetings with other member economies, with the “New Southbound Policy” broached by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) placed high on the agenda.    [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.