Tag: economic

  • Trade

    Apec

    "APEC" is the abbreviation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, a loose economic and trade forum based in Singapore and managed by the APEC Secretariat. APEC spans a large portion of the globe, encompassing 21 nations in North and South America, Southeast Asia, Russia and Oceania. APEC was established in 1989 in response to Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s request for a ...

  • Sectors

    Manufacturing

    The stock market may have become so enamored of computer related businesses and information technology, that some investors now neglect traditional manufacturing enterprises. Large physical assets, blue-collar employment, and multi-step production processes, which were once icons of the industrial revolution, are now looked down upon with scorn. Commercial realty has even replaced some ...