Foreign Affairs and Trade
The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) was established by APEC leaders to provide advice on business sector priorities. ABAC prepares an annual report delivered to APEC leaders. Each APEC economy has up to three ABAC members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under


  • Established By/Under More info


  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    1 January 1995

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Member Sir. Rod Eddington AO 15 April 2017 31 December 2020
Member Mr. Robert Milliner 17 January 2018 31 December 2020
Member Mr. Tom Harley 26 March 2019 25 March 2022
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