Malaysia will focus on bringing APEC closer to the people, with the objective of creating balanced and fair cooperation among economies, towards more inclusive and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region. Priority areas will include:
Improving the narrative of trade and investment;
Inclusive economic participation through digital economy and technology; and
Driving innovative sustainability.
FDC is planning the 2020 Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum in partnership with the Asian Development Bank Institute and the APEC Business Advisory Council in response to the APEC Finance Ministers request for concrete actions to expand the reach of financial services to the underserved. The 2020 Forum will explore shared prosperity through inclusive finance - meeting the challenge of ensuring no one is left behind in the age of disruption.
Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum: https://www.fdc.org.au/policy-leadership
APEC 2020 Malaysia: https://www.myapec2020.my/en/