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APEC Roundtable on Best Practices in Infrastructure Development conference summary and case studies. by APEC Roundtable on "Best Practices" in Infrastructure Development (1996 Seattle, Wash.)

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Published by APEC Secretariat in Singapore .
Written in English



  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area


  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Pacific Area -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAsia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization). Economic Committee.
LC ClassificationsHC415.C3 A64 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL337121M
ISBN 109810083491
LC Control Number97945712

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The objectives of this project are to: 1) conduct a peer review on policies and practices, including relevant laws, regulations and guidelines, relating to the planning, selection and implementation process of infrastructure projects; and 2) identify the capacity building needs of the reviewed economy through the peer review and suggest. The 21st APEC Economic Leaders’ Declaration in recognized in addition to the initial price of procurement the importance of consideration of lifecycle cost (including performance and durability) and environment, elements such as safety and maintainability at the outset of procuring infrastructure (“quality of infrastructure”), and also the importance of enhancing the . development for infrastructure projects, where it takes certain risks, e.g., demand and off-taker risks, when there is a strong social element that may make it difficult to charge market tariffs, during the early stages of market development or in the case of pioneer projects, to attract private sector participation. 5 About this paper1 In , APEC Finance Ministers adopted the Multi-Year Plan on Infrastructure Development and Investment2 to further support economic growth and to help address the enormous infrastructure needs facing the region. The plan emphasized the importance of mobilising investment for infrastructure,File Size: 1MB.

A Report on Urban Infrastructure Development in the APEC Region: Best Practice Policy Framework and. Proposed Action Plans The Ningbo Initiative calls for sharing experiences and best practices to In the development of the Best Practice Policy Framework and Action Plans presented in this report the UIN willcontribute to realising the. 4. Delivering concrete outcomes in infrastructure development requires a multi-year commitment by APEC economies. This year we have developed the APEC Multi-Year Plan on Infrastructure Development and Investment that will be implemented through the year 5. Major Goals. Reducing Energy Intensity. In , APEC Leaders agreed to a regional aspirational goal of reducing energy intensity by at least 25 percent by (with a base year). best practices, and accelerated development and deployment of renewable energy resources and technologies. The EWG also continues to undertake work on the. Giving an update on the infrastructure development for APEC, Sir Charles briefly highlighted the APEC calendar and the progress on the infrastructure especially in Port Moresby was progressing well, Porepore Freeway, Jackson runway, and accommodation for delegates, are all progressing well, including the air movements and the ports.

Welcome to the APEC Project Database (PDB) This database provides access to detailed information on over projects involving APEC’s 21 member economies. The database includes projects from onwards. Monitoring Reports, Completion Reports and other documents may be found under the “Supporting Documents” tab. As a follow up of the “APEC Connectivity Blueprint for ” the project will focus on capacity building and awareness raising of high rank government officials in APEC developing economies in order to share their good practices and lessons learned and enhance their understanding on quality infrastructure investment (QII). 4 | Infrastructure development in Asia Pacific (APEC): The next 10 years A wave of opportunity is expected to rise again over the next decade for APEC’s 21 member economies. And the drivers are changing on the back of rising wealth, urbanisation, digital commerce and, finally, the continued economic integration of the region. The guide has been published since as the only consolidated collection of investment regimes in the APEC region which provides timely and reliable source of information primarily for business people (especially investors), and also for investment promotion agencies, government policy makers, academics, and regional and international organizations in the APEC and other .