APEC CEO Summit opens in Manila

By Kris M. Crismundo

MANILA, Nov 16 (PNA) — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit 2015 has started in Manila on Monday.

The three-day summit gathers business leaders in the region putting forward discussions concerning the economic growth of the Asia Pacific.

APEC CEOs will also have forum discussions with APEC leaders focusing on issues such as promoting inclusive growth, conditions of uncertainties, innovation and entrepreneurship, economic reforms and governance, development of human capital, trade, and resiliency, among others.

APEC leaders Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III and Chile President Michelle Bachelet have graced the first day of the summit.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is also expected to have a forum discussion with APEC CEO.

In the next two days, APEC business leaders are also expected to have dialogues with other APEC leaders. (PNA)