U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ambassador Matt Murray will travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 14-17 and to Singapore, February 17-21. In both cities Ambassador Murray will meet with government counterparts and the American business community to highlight broad U.S. economic engagement with the region as outlined in the Indo-Pacific Strategy Prosperity pillar.
In Kuala Lumpur, Ambassador Murray will participate in the first APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting of the year and help lay the groundwork for expanded public-private collaboration during APEC 2024. The ABAC meeting will be chaired by Peru ABAC 2024 Chair Mrs. Julia Torreblanca and will explore ways to advance the APEC agenda, including through the annual dialogue between ABAC and APEC Senior Officials.
In Singapore, Ambassador Murray will participate in the APEC Outcomes 2023/Outlook 2024 event hosted by the APEC Secretariat focusing on the U.S. and Peru host years. During this event, he will highlight key outcomes from the U.S. APEC Host Year, along with insights from the 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week and their implications for the future of the APEC region.
For further information, please contact the U.S. APEC Team at DOSAPEC@state.gov.