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APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Issue Joint Statement on COVID-19

May 5, 2020

On May 5 (Tue.), 2020, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade issued a joint statement on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

On May 5, 2020, in response to a call by Malaysia, the 2020 APEC chair, these ministers issued a Statement on COVID-19 by APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade amid recent expansion of COVID-19. In issuing this statement, no extraordinary meeting was held by the ministers.

Highlights of the statement are as follows:

Division in Charge

APEC Office, Trade Policy Bureau
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