Oct 30, 2014
China’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that he expects November’s APEC summit to take up the issue of creating an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area (also known
Oct 28, 2014
In two weeks, leaders from both sides of the Pacific Ocean will converge in Beijing for the 22nd annual APEC Economic Leader’s Meeting. Beijing has made no s
George Koo, Retired International Business Consultant and Contributor to Asia Times
Oct 28, 2014
Next month President Obama will be going to Beijing and he has the opportunity to make history and finally make good on the Nobel Peace Prize given to him rather prematurely at the beginning of his first term.
Wu Zurong, Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Oct 18, 2014
The US President Obama is scheduled to attend the annual APEC meeting and to visit China in early November. It gives the world an encouraging signal when Susan Rice said that Obama considers his visit as an important milestone in building important relations between China and the US, writes Wu Zurong.
Stewart Taggart, Founder & Principal, Grenatec
Oct 14, 2014
Can China provide intellectual leadership on climate change and green infrastructure? While Chinese President Xi Jinping may be missing this year’s UN Climate Summit, Stewart Taggart explores the policy mechanisms available to the nation as this year’s host of APEC.
Mar 07, 2014
Asia Pacific economic cooperation is an essential part of today’s globalization process, however the process is at a crossroads with both TPP and RCEP under negotiation, write Tang Guoqiang and Wang Zhenyu.
Curtis S. Chin, Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
Feb 24, 2014
Curtis S. Chin notes that this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum, which is set to be held in Beijing this fall, has great potential to bring together U.S. and Chinese officials to shape an agenda for continued economic growth.
Zhai Kun, Professor, Peking University
Jan 21, 2014
Xi-Li diplomacy worked well in 2013, writes Zhai Kun. A successful 2014 will rely more on the coordination of its twin engines of development and security promotion.
Wu Zhenglong, Senior Research Fellow, China Foundation for Int'l Studies
Jan 17, 2014
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, which will be held in China. While there is much to celebrate at this juncture, Wu Zhenglong points out that further cooperation between the US and China is key to APEC’s future success and the economic stability of member countries.