Asia-Pacific Services Coalition
The Asia-Pacific Services Coalition (APSC) is a group of major business associations from the Asia-Pacific region that are dedicated to promoting the importance of the services sector. The collective goal is to work with businesses and governments to foster growth and efficiency in the services sectors through increased trade and investment, greater innovation and skills development, and pro-growth regulation in all Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies.
Asia-Pacific Services Coalition Group in Beijing, May 2016
The Asia-Pacific Services Coalition most recently met in Kuala Lumpur in October 2017. The Asia Pacific Services Symposium took place October 2-3, and including panels and speakers on topics including e-commerce, regulatory practices, digital trade, free flow of data and prohibition of data localization, and the many ways services enable other sectors of economies to flourish.
The APSC met in Beijing in May 2016 on the outskirts of the 2016 China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). You can view presentations and pictures from both the ASPC meeting and the 2016 CIFTIS here.
To learn more about the APSC and services sector development in the Asia-Pacific region, please view the following documents:
- APEC Services Competitiveness Roadmap (2016-2025)
- Call to Action for a Competitive Regional Services Economy (October 2017)
APEC Workshop on Trade in Services