APEC Leaders Debate Approach to Trade Tensions, WTO Issues at Port Moresby Summit

November 22, 2018

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies wrapped up their annual summit this past weekend in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, tackling a host of subjects relating to regional connectivity and economic integration. However, disagreements on trade between the US and China prevented leaders from endorsing a joint communiqué by the meeting’s close, in a notable first for the group. 

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Topics: ASIA-PACIFC ECONOMIC COOPERATION (APEC)

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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