Commentary: Asia-Pacific plays important role in mapping out free, open trade regime

BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) — The Asia-Pacific region is expected to continue driving world economic growth and protect free trade at a time when nations are grappling with how to manage economic globalization. Accounting for about 60 percent of global gross domestic product, the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) makes up nearly half of world … Read more

Spotlight: Chinese initiatives steer APEC toward close, win-win cooperation

by He Jing BEIJING, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) — Leaders of 21 Pacific rim economies are set to renew their endeavors to advance regional integration and forge stronger partnership at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam. Chinese initiatives that emphasize the concepts of openness, cooperation and sharing in global … Read more