APEC 2020 logo is inspired by the Malaysian national flower, Bunga Raya, literally meaning ‘celebratory flower’ symbolising the celebration of unity and diversity.

The 21 individual petals coming together to form a beautiful bloom represents the spirit of 21 APEC economies united in advancing regional economic integration, for sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia Pacific region.

Despite the diversity of the APEC economies that are reflected in the different tone of red/maroon, the 3 pistils in the centre depict the waves of the Pacific Ocean bringing the economies together under the APEC core principles of consensus, voluntary and non-binding.

The 14-pointed star reflects the 14 states in Malaysia and the star is a representation of the inspirations of APEC economies towards a Post-2020 Vision.