The APEC CEO Summit has been underway in Peru's capital Lima since Monday, bringing together 21 Pacific Rim economies, including Russia and the United States. The event is scheduled to culminate with the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting on November 18-19.
APEC was established in 1989 to promote free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
The APEC family photo is always fun. World leaders always look somewhat awkward wearing national costumes of the host country. Choose the most ridiculous outfit ever in this gallery.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chunying to uphold national unity and maintain social and political stability during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC summit in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
The APEC summit in Lima wrapped up on Sunday with leaders shifting focus from the rise of protectionism, which was expected to be the main topic, to the idea of fostering connectivity across the region.
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde said Sunday that she was skeptical about the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russian Deputy Minister of Economic Development Stanislav Voskresensky said Sunday.
Russian President Vladimit Putin spoke with his US counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the APEC summit in Peru, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday, confirming earlier media reports.
The leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, have met on Sunday for talks with Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on IMF activity in the Asia-Pacific region.
A curious incident took place during Russian President Putin's visit to the APEC summit in Lima, Peru.
Russian energy giant Gazprom mulls new areas of cooperation with Japanese companies as Japan is one of the largest energy markets in the world, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said on Sunday.
Beijing and Moscow should boost the promotion of the region-wide free trade area in the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese President Xi Jinping said during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russian President and China’s leader spoke about the inclusion of EEU to China’s Silk Road Economic Belt, at a meeting in Lima, Putin’s spokesman said.
Russian President and his Vietnamese counterpart talked about bilateral trade and investment during their talks, Peru, Putin’s spokesman said.
A Russian trade office will be soon opened in Peru to boost cooperation between the two partner states, a spokesman of the Russian president said Sunday.
Vladimir Putin is taking part in the APEC Business Advisory Council’s session in Lima.
Mexican leader Enrique Pena Nieto said that for Mexico, relationship with the United States remains a priority, and Mexico is looking for a more consolidated integration with North America.
Russian journalists of the Kremlin pool will fly to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru in the nearest time on a backup aircraft, according to the spokeswoman of the Presidential Property Management Directorate.
While the shadow of Donald Trump may be haunting some of those who gathered for the 2016 APEC Summit in Peru, the US President-elect wasn’t on the list of attendees. Meanwhile another American with bags of influence and an army of supporters arrived in Lima.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the Asia Pacific region should play a leading role and seek new paths for global growth.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Peruvian capital of Lima to participate in the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and hold a number of bilateral meetings, including with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Earlier in the day, a malfunction was discovered on board the plane carrying the Russian journalists and several members of the Russian delegation from Moscow to Lima when it was refueling in Lisbon.
The future of the Asia-Pacific region in light of Donald Trump's surprising victory in the 2016 US presidential elections will most likely be high on the agenda of the APEC summit which kicks off in Lima on Saturday.