APEC summit in Vladivostock "made relative progress"
September 10th, 2012
The APEC summit over the weekend was capped off by a joint declaration but progress was not universally lauded, as territorial spats cloud the bloc’s goal to create a regional free trade zone in the long term. The meeting in Vladivostok yielded an extended list of environmental goods which will be subjected to tariff reductions …
Russia hosts APEC summit for "green growth"
September 5th, 2012
Russia is hosting the latest summit of Asia-Pacific rim economies in the port city of Vladivostok. Ministers from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation are set to discuss building closer economic ties, innovation and “green growth”, The Nikkei reports. The 21-member APEC accounts for half of the world’s economic output. The talks aim to put forward …