APEC is a Regional Economic Forum established in 1989 to leverage on the growing interdependence of the Asia - Pacific. Malaysia was one of the founding members of APEC. 30 years after its inception, the region’s economy grew at an average of 3.7 per cent annually from USD23.5 trillion in 1990 to USD66.2 trillion in 2018.
The 21 APEC Member Economies rotate annually to host and chair APEC Meetings. After more than two decades, year 2020 sees Malaysia as host and chair to APEC meetings for the second time.
In conjunction with Malaysia as the host of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) will be organising #MyAPEC2020 Exhibition which is in the form of a virtual exhibition and will be enhanced to include online pitching, virtual one-to-one business meeting (eBizMatch) and webinar.
The exhibition will feature Malaysian and APEC companies from 8 targeted sectors:
- Innovative F&B and Agrofood
- Green Tech & Energy
- Professional and Business Services
- Transport and Logistics
- Building Materials
These programmes will increase business opportunities to the exhibitors as a whole. This exhibition can be accessed worldwide via myapec2020.matrade.gov.my/virtualexhibition and through APEC Portal or MATRADE Website.