APEC SMEs Business Forum (China)

The forum was held on 2 September in Nanjing, China, focused on sharing experience and exchanging ideas on innovative capabilities and sustainable development of SMEs.

With "Innovation and Sustainability" as its theme, the Forum focused on hot topics concerning the SME sector, including global production chains and supply chains, the cooperative relationship between public and private sectors, and financing and SME incubators/accelerators.

8th SME Technology Conference and Fair (China)

The 8th APEC SMETC was held on 19 - 22 June 2014 in Zhejiang Province, China, which focused on electronics, high-end equipment, and producer services under the theme "transformation and upgrading boosted by technical innovation". It worked to strengthen the communication between economy and trade, information and technology, and to help APEC SMEs explore international markets and improve their own competition