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Hu raises 4-point proposal for APEC cooperation

Chinese President Hu Jintao Sunday put forward a four-point proposal, including trade and investment liberalization and food security cooperation, for deepening APEC cooperation in the priority areas this year.

APEC summit wraps up with joint commitment on development

The informal economic leaders' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) wrapped up here Sunday, with the leaders signalling the way ahead on regional development.

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President Hu Jintao visits Russia
President Hu Jintao visits RussiaPresident Hu Jintao is scheduled to attend the 20th informal economic leaders' meeting of APEC from Sept. 6 to 9 at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said.

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About the APEC organization

About the APEC organization

APEC is a forum which facilitates economic cooperation among 21 nations and regions in Asia-Pacific.

With its 21 members accounting for around 50 percent of the world's total GDP, APEC is working on areas such as trade and investment liberalization, business facilitation, security, and economic and technical cooperation, aiming to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity in the region.

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