Asia Pacific Wire and Cable to Host 2013 Annual Shareholders Meeting on November 15, 2013

Asia Pacific Wire and Cable to Host 2013 Annual Shareholders Meeting on
November 15, 2013

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asia Pacific Wire & Cable
Corporation Limited (Nasdaq:APWC) ("APWC" or the "Company"), a leading
manufacturer of wire and cable products for the telecommunications and
electric-power industries in the Asia-Pacific region, today announced that the
Company will host its 2013 annual general meeting (AGM) for shareholders at
its headquarters located at Room B, 7th Fl., No. 132, Min-Sheng East Road
Section 3, Taipei, Taiwan on November 15, 2013.

The Meeting is being held for the purposes below, and additional information,
including the agenda of all matters being put to a vote of shareholders, will
be provided in the Notice of Meeting and related proxy statement that will be
provided to shareholders.

1.To approve the written record of the last Annual General Meeting of
    Shareholders of the Company held on October 5, 2012;
2.To approve the total number of directorships on the Board;
3.To elect the directors of the Company;
4.To approve the compensation of the directors of the Company;
5.To approve the appointment of Ernst & Young as the independent auditor of
    the Company for the 2013 fiscal year;
6.To consider such other matters as may be appropriately brought before the
    Shareholders;
7.To report on the Company's performance in 2012 and financial results for
    the first six months of 2013;

The record date for shareholders wishing to participate in the Meeting is
October 10, 2013. All shareholders of record as of the record date shall be
entitled to one vote per share on all matters put to shareholders at the
Meeting, all as more fully described in the Notice of Meeting and related
proxy statement that will be provided to shareholders of record.

Shareholders not able to attend the Meeting in person will be invited to
participate by conference telephone by dialing in to the Meeting on one of the
conference call-in numbers that will be provided in the Notice of Meeting.

About Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation

Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation is principally engaged in the
manufacture and distribution of telecommunications (copper and fiber optic)
and power cable and enameled wire products in the Asia Pacific region,
primarily in Thailand , China , Singapore and Australia . The Company
manufactures and distributes its own wire and cable products and also
distributes wire and cable products ("Distributed Products") manufactured by
its principal shareholder, Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Company, a Taiwanese
company ("PEWC"). The Company also provides project engineering services in
the supply, delivery and installation ("SDI") of power cables to certain of
its customers. For more information on the Company, visit
http://www.apwcc.com. Information on the Company's Web site or any other Web
site does not constitute a portion of this release.

Safe Harbor Statement

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the
Company, its business, and its subsidiary companies. These forward looking
statements are often identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such
as "believes", "expects" or similar expressions. Such forward looking
statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results to be materially different from those described herein as
anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Investors should not place undue
reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date
of this press release. The Company's actual results could differ materially
from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a
variety of factors, including those discussed in the Company's periodic
reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and
available on its website (www.sec.gov). All forward-looking statements
attributable to the Company or to persons acting on its behalf are expressly
qualified in their entirety by these factors other than as required under the
securities laws. The Company does not assume a duty to update these
forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited
         Mr. Ivan Hsia, CFO
         Phone: +886-2-2712-2558 ext. 27
         E-mail: ivan.hsia@apwcc.com
        
         Investor Relations Contact:
         MZ North America
         John Mattio, SVP
         Tel: +1-212-301-7130
         Email: john.mattio@mzgroup.us
         www.mzgroup.us