The 10th edition of APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Technology Conference and Fair (APEC SMETC), co-organised by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and People’s Government of Lianoning Provice, will take place this summer.
Held from June 27 to June 29, the Conference will also have representative from the 21 APEC member economies. The main topics that will be discussed will be based around the concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, openness and sharing, internationalisation, specialisation and marketisation. The Conference will focus on enhancing the international competitiveness and sustainable development capacity of SMEs belonging to the member economies.
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international cooperation platform for SMEs from all APEC members.The 10th APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Technology Conference and Fair (APEC SMETC in short) will be
co-organized by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People ‘s Republic of China and People’s
Government of Liaoning Province, with representatives from 21 APEC member economies attending the event.
As an important cooperation project under the framework of APEC for the SME sector, APEC SMETC has
been successfully held for nine years since 1996, eight of which were held in Yantai, Qingdao, Fuzhou, Chengdu,
Yiwu, Shenzhen and other cities in China, with positive feedback from APEC member economies.
The 10th APEC SMETC ,held in Shenyang in June 2018,will fully implement the development concept of
innovation, coordination, greening, openness and sharing, and enhance the internationalization, specialization,
marketization of APEC SMETC. Under the important context of international and regional economic cooperation,
APEC SMETC will realize product presentation, results sharing and joint integration among SMEs from 21 APEC
members and deepen the pragmatic cooperation between SMEs from China and those from other member
economies, and enhance the international competitiveness and sustainable development capacity of such SMEs.
As a pilot area for the national comprehensive innovation reform and a pilot demonstration city for “Made in
China 2025” initiative, Shenyang will take this opportunity to develop into a technology communication and
international cooperation platform for SMEs from all APEC members.