APEC Services Trade Access Requirements (STAR) Database presentation

Australian Government

August 2013

Demand for services growing

Asia's booming middle class is driving an increasing demand for services

Map of world showing continent population predictions for 2009 and 2030. North America: 2009, 338 million; 2030, 322 million. Central and South America: 2009, 181 million; 2030, 313 million. Europe: 2009, 664 million; 2030, 680 million. Middle East and Africa: 2009, 137 million; 2030, 341 million. Asia Pacific: 2009, 525 million; 2030, 3228 million.
'Middle class" defined as households with daily expenditures between US$10 and US$100 per person.

What is the STAR Database?

Why do we need it?

Using the database

Access the STAR database

Screen capture of home page of the STAR Database
Screen capture: Select country from the drop down list under Economy
Screen capture: Select Industry from the drop down list under Service Industry
Screen capture of landing page for country and industry infomation
Screen capture: Select option from drop down list under How are you operating?
Screen capture: Select option from list that appears, and information appears on the page
Screen capture of General requirements page

Development of the STAR Database

Next steps

Print version

Download the APEC Services Trade Access Requirements (STAR) Database brochure [PDF 2.8 MB]

APEC Services Trade Access Requirements (STAR) Database brochure  cover

Presentation of the STAR Database

Download a Powerpoint or PDF version of a presentation on the STAR Database [PPT 5.2 MB] | [PDF 1.7 MB]