October 1, 2014
On September 11 and 12, 2014, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam and the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation
At the 2012 Annual Ministerial Meeting, the APEC Ministers agreed to enhance activities for capacity-building and sharing of best practices for further expansion of trade and integration of economies through the region. Responding to the agreement, the workshop was organized aiming at sharing information and experiences on the development of industrial clusters of supporting industries. In addition to participants from the APEC countries, those of the OECD Development Centre, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) attended the workshop.
Presenters including Hosono (the second from the left)
The cases and experiences from Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Chinese Taipei and other countries are shared in the workshop. In the discussion among participants, some important aspects of industrial cluster development were highlighted, such as consideration of inclusive and sustainable development, typology of clusters, and diverse approaches to develop functioning clusters.
|Day||September 11, 2014(Thu) - September 12, 2014(Fri)|