APEC MSME Marketplace


APEC MSME Marketplace serves as an online portal that is envisioned to be the repository of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and member economies’ individual efforts towards the development, innovation and internationalization of MSMEs. Network with small and large businesses, know information on trade regulations and find training and resources for your business.

Register for the APEC MSME Marketplace!

Be part of a network of buyers and suppliers, government agencies, and business organizations. Build your business profile online. Connect your business to the world. The global market awaits you.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) aims to strengthen the ecosystem to support the growth of mico, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) sector in the region. When you join the APEC MSME Marketplace site, you will have access to knowledge products and information, that will enable your business to grow.

The APEC MSME Marketplace can help you in: 

  • Facilitating business networking and matching involving MSMEs.
    Your international networking starts in the Marketplace. If you are an exporter, you can participate in the business matching activities. Buyers from the APEC and its partner economics can view your profile in the MSME directory and connect with you.
  • Enhancing MSME Awareness and Feedback on Trade Regulations.
    Be informed about various procedures and regulations in the international trade. The Marketplace will provide useful information and many other resources including financing support available to MSMEs and a toolkit on SME Business Continuity Planning.
  • Improving Mechanism for Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Activities for MSMEs.
    Explore the wealth of information available in the site and the resources from the APEC member economies and other organizations. The Marketplace provides a link to the appropriate sites to ensure timely and efficient updates on the contents.

          Register for the APEC MSME Marketplace


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the APEC MSME Marketplace?

APEC MSME Marketplace is an online portal envisioned to be an interactive repository of APEC activities and member economies’ individual efforts as a tool to promote cooperation and linkages across MSMEs and other stakeholders with an interest in MSME development. It can be accessed at www.apecmsmemarketplace.com.

What are the functionalities of the APEC MSME Marketplace?

The APEC MSME Marketplace is an online portal that has the following functionalities:

  • Facilitating business matching for MSMEs, funders, innovation centers, incubators, and other stakeholders with an interest in MSME development;
  • Providing information about international trade standards and regulations;
  • Disseminating information on available trade promotion assistance packages that APEC economies individually or collectively provide for MSME development and internationalization; and
  • Building networks and linkages among the MSMEs, academe, innovation centers, and other relevant stakeholders that have a shared interest to foster MSME participation in regional and global supply chains and markets may face as they participate in global trade.

Who can register in the APEC Marketplace online portal?

All MSMEs and related Government marketplaces from the 21 APEC member economies are encouraged to contribute to the marketplace and actively participate by registering through the online portal.

What are the most popular pages in the online portal?

Most popular pages are the MSME Directory, Directories, Export & SME Agencies, Business Opportunities, and Government Marketplaces.