Mission and objectives

The primary mission of the Russian APEC Study Center is to conduct profound research and prepare recommendations related to the activity of the Russian Federation in APEC, as well as produce and disseminate knowledge about Asia-Pacific region, and APEC in particular, to public and private stakeholders and decision-makers.

The main objectives of the Center are:

  • to support Russia’s involvement in promoting APEC’s objectives for the integration of economies of the region;
  • to be a center of excellence for institutional capacity building in policy areas relating to trade, investment and other APEC issues;
  • to analyze fundamental problems of economic cooperation and trade between Russian Federation and APEC economies;
  • to organize conferences, workshops, regional dialogues, symposia, research and training programs involving regional and international researchers, experts, policy makers, regulators and businesses in support of APEC’s objectives and wider regional interests;

Russian APEC Study Center is focused on the following areas of research*:

*(based on APEC’s main areas of work)
  • trade and investment liberalization;
  • regional economic integration;
  • food security;
  • “green economy”;
  • energy cooperation;
  • transport and logistics;
  • human capital development;
  • and others.