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The APEC Women’s Leadership Forum was held in Sanya on the 13th and 14th. Photo courtesy of the APEC Business Council

Chinanews.com, January 14th, title: Contributing to Women’s Power in the Asia-Pacific Economic Development APEC Women’s Leadership Forum Held

Liu Wenwen, author of Sino-Singapore Finance and Economics

The APEC Women’s Leadership Forum co-sponsored by China Chamber of International Commerce, APEC China Business Council and Sanya Municipal People’s Government was held in Sanya on the 13th and 14th. The theme of this forum is “Sustainable Beauty: Sustainable Consumption”.

Yu Jianlong, vice president of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, said in his speech at the opening ceremony that the successful holding of the recent APEC Women’s Forum has played an important role in further promoting women’s leadership in economic, social, cultural, technological and other fields. Women’s consumption plays an important role in the development of China’s national economy, and women are also an innovative force to promote the development of the consumer industry. This forum will fully demonstrate the indispensable role of women in promoting social progress and industrial transformation. He proposed that women should take the initiative to integrate into the overall development of the Asia-Pacific and demonstrate their responsibility in economic empowerment; they should share their excellent practical experience and provide useful reference for women’s practical cooperation; they should consolidate the women’s career development platform and help Asia-Pacific women to participate in economic and social activities. .

Lin Yi, vice-chairman of the All-China Women’s Federation, said in a video speech that women are the creators of spiritual and material civilization and an important force in promoting economic and social development. As the Asia-Pacific economy enters a critical stage of post-pandemic recovery, women play an important role in public health, technology, and the Internet, which is a necessary condition for sustainable and inclusive growth.

Ma Li, president of the China Policy Science Research Association, said that gender equality and women’s empowerment are important issues in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Women are the beneficiaries of sustainable development and an important driving force for sustainable development. It is believed that women will have great potential in “Chinese-style modernization”.

Yin Chengling, deputy mayor of Sanya Municipal People’s Government, said in her speech that Sanya has natural location advantages and resource endowments. Sanya will focus on the development of new business models such as tourism, exhibitions, retail, catering, live broadcast e-commerce, and actively cultivate live broadcast e-commerce, etc. For new business consumption, continue to strengthen close cooperation with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the China Chamber of International Commerce, deeply participate in various activities under the APEC framework, fully tap the development potential of the “she” economic era, and create a new future for beautiful and sustainable consumption.

Qiao Jie, President of Peking University Third Hospital, and other representatives made speeches and conducted in-depth discussions on topics such as sustainable development and consumption, commercial brand building, and women workers in science and technology. About 200 guests from the APEC Business Council and the Chinese business community attended the meeting. (Finish)

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