About APO



The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) was established on 11 May 1961 as a regional intergovernmental organization. The APO is nonpolitical, nonprofit, and nondiscriminatory.


APO Mission and Vision

Mission: contribute to the sustainable socioeconomic development of Asia and the Pacific through enhancing productivity.

Vision: To be the leading international organization on productivity enhancement, enabling APO economies to be more productive and competitive by 2020.


APO’S Strategic Directions

To strengthen NPO’S and promote the development of SMEs and communities, Catalyze innovation-led productivity growth, and Promote green productivity.


5 Key Roles of APO

Think Tank, Catalyst, Regional Adviser, Institution Builder, and Clearinghouse for Productivity Information.


APO Member countries


*Bangladesh *Islamic Republic of Iran *Nepal   *Vietnam
*Cambodia     *Japan *Pakistan  
*Republic of China *Republic of Korea  *Philippines  
*Fiji    *Lao    *Singapore  
*India   *Malaysia    *Sri Lanka  
*Indonesia   *Mongolia   *Thailand  




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