Lima Convention Center, Peru
November 19, 2016

Leaders of the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies and 63 chief executive officers (CEOs) convened for the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Dialogue at the Lima Convention Center in Peru.

For this year, ABAC adopted the theme “Quality Growth and Human Development,” focusing on the following priorities:

• Consolidating progress towards the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP);
• Facilitating MSME development through access to global markets and new technologies;
• Promoting economic growth, diversification, and sustainability;
• Strengthening rule of law and economic and social sustainability

The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) is the private sector arm of the APEC that provides business specific advice to APEC Leaders.

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