Outside last year’s APEC Summit in Manila, the Philippines in November. David Dodwell argues that without a liberalising organisation like APEC, many of the Asia-Pacific economies would be lured by xenophobic voices towards protectionism. Photo: Bloomberg
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Inside Out by David Dodwell

APEC Senior Officials meeting in Lima offers reassuring vision for trade liberalisation

As the voices of protectionism and xenophobia have risen, perhaps APEC’s work is more important than ever

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Outside last year’s APEC Summit in Manila, the Philippines in November. David Dodwell argues that without a liberalising organisation like APEC, many of the Asia-Pacific economies would be lured by xenophobic voices towards protectionism. Photo: Bloomberg
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