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.
Mark Zuckerberg is off to Peru’s capital Lima where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting is taking place.
US President Barack Obama has arrived in Lima, the capital of Peru, for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting that is taking place on November 19-20, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in the capital of Peru.
Members of Peru’s Broad Left Front leftist coalition, as well as other groups, are protesting against the visit of US President Barack Obama and the Trans-Pacific Economic Free Trade Agreement (TPP), media report.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in the Peruvian capital of Lima to take part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit over the weekend, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Friday.
The ministers of trade and foreign affairs of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in a final joint statement underlined the importance of women’s contribution to economic growth with a view to achieving a more inclusive and balanced growth for the Asia-Pacific region through fostering an enabling environment for women.
The ministers of trade and foreign affairs of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)reaffirmed their commitment to advance the process toward the eventual realization of the FTAAP as a major instrument to further APEC´s regional economic integration agenda.
APEC ministers reaffirmed their countries' commitment to doubling the share of renewable energy in the APEC energy mix by 2030.
APEC ministers of trade, economy and foreign affairs underscored the importance of border controls in light of terrorism threat.
Moscow will not broach the subject of anti-Russia sanctions during the APEC summit in Lima, the Kremlin spokesman said.
Peru has set an example of poverty eradication through trade during the year of its Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) presidency, American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham Peru) director Aldo Defilippi told Sputnik.
John Kerry and Fumio Kishida discussed climate change and ways to improve cooperation between their nations.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry are holding a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders week.
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union as well as the victory of Donald Trump, who expressed protectionist view on trade policy, in the US presidential election had a negative impact on the investment climate in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economies, APEC CEO Summit 2016 Chairman Alfonso Bustamante told Sputnik on Thursday.
Second Vice President of Peru Mercedes Araoz said that a year of Peru's presidency in APEC would boost economic growth and strengthen ties between Peru and APEC member states.
The diplomats will discuss Washington's sanctions as well as the Syrian crisis.