APEC in focus


An in-depth glance at the economic forces driving the world's most powerful economies

President Xi arrives in Bali island for APEC meeting


Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon their arrival in Bali, Indonesia, Oct. 5, 2013.

APEC talks crucial to WTO trade deal deadline


The World Trade Organization (WTO) is hoping that crucial talks during APEC meetings will help it put together sweeping trade facilitation measures before a December deadline in what would be its first global deal in nearly two decades, the new head of the WTO said here on Saturday.

Sustainable development in focus at APEC CEO Summit


More than 1,000 policy makers and business delegates around the Pacific Rim commenced their annual meeting here Saturday amid an unstable global economic recovery.

APEC urged to ensure confidence in Asia-Pacific


Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC) should translate its growth strategy into concrete action to ensure continued confidence on the Asia Pacific region, according to a press release issued by the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC).

Indonesia lobbies for inclusive trade


World leaders gather in Bali for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings despite the absence of US President Barack Obama, with inclusive trade poised to take a lead role due to increased lobbying by host Indonesia.

China tops APEC CEOs' picks for investment


China tops CEOs' picks for investments in the next three to five years, followed by Indonesia and the United States, according to the survey of 500 business leaders.

Bali welcomes delegates to APEC summit


Bali welcomes delegates to APEC summit

Putin, Obama could meet on Syria next week


Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama may discuss the Syria crisis on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit in Bali next week, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday.


President Xi visits Indonesia, Malaysia, attend APEC summit

Oct 2 to 3: Pay State Visit to Indonesia

Oct 4 to 5: Pay State Visit to Malaysia

Oct 6 to 8: Attend the 21st economic leaders' meeting of APEC forum and meet with global leaders in Bali, Indonesia


China's growth to benefit the world

With the US in a declining mode, the world needs a steadier China.

Thoughts after hearing Xi's speech

I was very happy to see that Xi Jinping did focus on trade and on the importance of Asia Pacific trade being cooperative and inclusive.