Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Pact

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Pact (APEC)

A loose economic affiliation of Southeast Asian and Far Eastern nations. The most prominent members are China, Japan, and Korea.

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Pact

An organization promoting trade and economic liberalization among countries with borders along the Pacific Ocean. It has 21 members including Australia, Canada, China, Chile, Japan, Russia, South Korea, and the United States. Heads of government of member nations meet annually to discuss trade and economic issues. It was established in 1989 and is headquartered in Singapore. See also: ASEAN, Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific.
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org APEC Secretariat, 35 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119616.
The APEC economies also vowed to advance in a comprehensive and systematic manner the process toward a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) to further APEC's regional economic integration.
When you look at the 10-point socioeconomic agenda of the President, many of the agenda items [are] within the sphere of Apec.
Noting that India is located within the Asian-Pacific region - some pro-India American politicians even use the moniker Indo-Pacific for this area - the bill calls on US Secretary of State John Kerry to construct a strategy for India's Apec membership, including garnering support from other member states, and submitting a report within two months of the legislation.
Los informes de la Unidad de Apoyo de Politicas de APEC (Policy Support Unit-PSU), de noviembre de 2010, agosto de 2012 y octubre de 2015, sobre los avances en las Metas de Bogor en materia de comercio e inversion, reportan los siguientes indicadores (3):
The APEC summit was attended by 17 world leaders, including US President Barack Obama, Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and China's President, Xi Jinping.
APEC should focus more on infrastructure development, particularly in emerging economies, he said.
Congressional interest in APEC has generally focused on three issues--implications for U.
The US last hosted APEC in 1993 on Blake Island, Washington, where
Leaders of the 14 APEC economies speaking at the event pledged support for free and fair trade, anti-protectionism and continued co-operation among the APEC economies.
Prime Minister John Howard has described the APEC Summit as successful and said the Summit had been held in a very positive environment.
President Bush's promotion of an APEC Free Trade Area is in harmony with his all-out support for the Central American Free Trade Area (CAFTA), passed by Congress in 2005, his current deep involvement in developing a North American Union modeled after the European Union through our nation's participation in the Security and Prosperity Partnership and his support for a Free Trade Area of the Americas, also modeled after the EU.