1st workshop & capacity building training

October 2010

1st policy dialogue (workshop), Malaysia, October 2010
1st policy dialogue (workshop), Malaysia, October 2010

APEC Policy Dialogue is held in Kuala Lumpa, Malaysia to engage with stakeholders and targeted APEC economies and gauge interest in exploring the concept of the Asia Region Funds Passport.  At the conclusion of the Kuala Lumpur dialogue, it is agreed that the concept of a Passport would be introduced at the APEC Finance Ministers Meeting in Kyoto, Japan on 6 November 2010.

In conjunction with the dialogue, a capacity building workshop aimed at supporting several APEC developing economies to improve their technical skills in cross-border trading of financial products is also held.  The capacity building work represents an important element of this initiative and is designed to assist the developing economies enhance their potential to join the Passport in the future.