APEC Ministers Responsible for Mining concluded their two-day meeting on Saturday by issuing a Joint Statement detailing actions to achieve sustainable development in the sector. Emphasis is on accelerating mining’s transformation and upgrading, and the pursuit of a modernized development path to improve its social, environmental, and economic benefits.

The Joint Statement includes the following sections:

  • Closer Cooperation of the Mining Sector in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Innovation-driven Growth
  • Social Responsibility and Common Development

The Joint Statement of the 5th Meeting of APEC Ministers Responsible for Mining can be downloaded at this link.

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