2014 Bogor Goals Progress Reports of twenty-one APEC member economies are released

In general, the analysis of the information shows that progress has been uneven across APEC economies and across areas. It is clear that more work needs to be done. Whilst several areas such as services, customs procedures (time to trade), government procurement, competition policy, regulatory reform, intellectual property rights and mobility of business people, among others, showed encouraging results since the previous assessment conducted in 2012; other traditional areas such as tariffs, non-tariff measures, standards and conformance and customs procedures (cost to trade) experienced very modest progress or setbacks.

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