Asian Productivity Organization


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Asian Productivity Organization

An international organization dedicated to socioeconomic development and increased productivity in East Asia and the Pacific. It conducts research, advises member countries, and attempts to strengthen small- and medium-sized businesses, among other things. It was established in 1961 and consists of 20 countries in the region. It is headquartered in Tokyo.
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Hikaru Horiguchi, Director, Asian Productivity Organization, said that the organisation was focussed on raising the technological capacity of SMEs and environment friendly growth.
He informed that Asian Productivity Organization (APO) -Japan is a Regional Intergovernmental Organization, established in 1961, comprising of 20 member countries with the mission to contribute to the socio economic development of Asia Pacific region through mutual cooperation by enhancing productivity of all economic sectors, enabling APO member countries to become more productive and competitive.
ISLAMABAD -- National Productivity Organization (NPO), Ministry of Industries in collaboration with Asian Productivity Organization (APO) and World Confederation Productivity Sciences (WCPS) inaugurated a five-day International programme on Lean Six Sigma for service sector here.
ISLAMABAD -- National Productivity Organization (NPO), Ministry of Industries in collaboration with Asian Productivity Organization (APO) organized a five-day International programme on training of trainers in lean manufacturing for SMEs, which was attended by the participants from 18 different countries.
The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), through its program on Modernizing Government Regulations (MGR) and in partnership with the Asian Productivity Organization, recently conducted a four-day training course on Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) for regulatory agencies at the Baguio Burnham Suites Hotel in Baguio City.
Experts from Twenty (20) Asian Productivity Organization (APO) member countries have gathered in the workshop to discuss challenges faced by the service-sector organizations and devise counter strategies to overcome these.
ISLAMABAD -- Asian Productivity Organization (APO) Japan Secretary General Dr Santhi Kanoktanaporn Wednesday called upon the private sector of Pakistan to focus on innovation-led productivity to improve trade and exports.
The Development Academy of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), will host a five-day workshop called Workshop on the Common Assessment Framework for the Public Sector this coming August 21-25 at Novotel Manila-Araneta Center, Quezon City.
Delegates from 20 Asian Productivity Organization (APO) member states took part in the workshop.
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