This region should consider shifting some of its focus for foreign direct investment (FDI) from European to Asian markets, said James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank Group. Wolfensohn was addressing the audience at the panel, “Role of government communications and reputation management in attracting FDI,” during the International Government Communication Forum being held…

Improved trade and domestic consumption is needed to spur growth and job creation around the Pacific Rim which the region’s economies are intent on achieving by implementing their deepened commitments to liberalize markets and make it easier to do cross-border business. APEC researchers shed light on the details this week in Singapore. They did so…