Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Lima, Peru, Nov. 19, 2016. Photo: Xinhua
2016-11-21 01:23:29 Xinhua Web Editor: Zhang Xu
TĐH: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It was established in 1989.Membership: Joined 1989: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, USA.
Republic of China (Taiwan – Chinese Taipei) joined 1991, Hong Kong (China Hong Kong) 1991, People’s Republic of China 1991, Mexico 1993, Papua New Guinea 1993, Chile 1994, Peru 1998, Russia 1998, Vietnam 1998.