Thu, August 19, 2010

2008 APEC Summit

APEC leaders commit to quick economic action

The United States, China, Japan and 18 other economies in Asia and the Americas promised fast and decisive action on Sunday to prevent a severe global economic downturn. Full story



The red and white colors represent Peru, and its mysterious shapes remind us of Machu Picchu, recognized as humankind’s cultural heritage.


When has Peru been a full member of APEC?


APEC leaders pledge further actions to tackle financial crisis

GMT Xinhua English LIMA - Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies promised on Saturday to take further actions to deal with the global financial crisis.

President Hu: central gov't to help HK tackle financial crisis

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Saturday that the central government would take effective measures to help Hong Kong to ward off the impact of the global financial crisis, safeguard the stability of financial markets and boost economic growth.

Hu outlines China's future development to APEC business leaders

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao on Friday gave a brief outline of the country's future development to the business community of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

White House: Bush-Medvedev meeting possible in APEC summit

GMT Xinhua English WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President George W. Bush and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev may have talks when they attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this weekend in Lima, Peru, the White House said Wednesday.

Statistics: Asia-Pacific region more integrated since founding of APEC

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Asia-Pacific region has become more integrated since the establishment of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, according to statistics released by the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) on Wednesday.

Official: APEC to call for keeping market openness to tide over financial crisis

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- APEC will issue a statement after the leaders' meeting this weekend, calling for keeping market openness as an effective measure to tide over the ongoing international financial crisis, Elizabeth Chelliah, head of the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment, said Tuesday.

APEC official:Structural reform essential to economic growth

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- Structural reform in the economies of APEC members can help them respond to the financial crisis and continue their growth during the global recession, an APEC official told a press conference here on Tuesday.

APEC official: China, India's growth crucial to global economy amid financial crisis

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A steady and robust economic growth of China and India is vital to help the world economy tide over the ongoing financial crisis, Bob Buckle, chairman of the Economic Committee of the APEC Secretariat, said Tuesday.

Financial issues expected to top agenda of APEC leaders' meeting

GMT Xinhua English by Song Jing, Tian Fan

Chinese envoy says president's Peru visit to open new chapter in ties

GMT Xinhua English LIMA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to Peru will open a new chapter in the long-standing friendly relations between the two countries, the Chinese ambassador to Peru said.


GMT The APEC PERU 2008 logo is a creation of advertising designer Nilton García Tejada (, who in 2004 and as a designer from Vista Com, Comunicación y Marketing won a contest convened by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to design a logo to identify Peru’s Chairmanship of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum in 2008.


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