Prime Minister of New Zealand and Apec 2021 chair Jacinda Ardern attends the Voices of the Future event for youth delegates, in Wellington, New Zealand, on November 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
Prime Minister of New Zealand and Apec 2021 chair Jacinda Ardern attends the Voices of the Future event for youth delegates, in Wellington, New Zealand, on November 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
Andrew Hammond
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Hammond

US-China rivalry is the biggest threat to Apec cooperation

  • As it moves away from security preoccupations such as Afghanistan, the US is diverting attention and resources to shaping the regional order through bodies such as Apec
  • This is a strategy China has already adopted through the Belt and Road Initiative and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Prime Minister of New Zealand and Apec 2021 chair Jacinda Ardern attends the Voices of the Future event for youth delegates, in Wellington, New Zealand, on November 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
Prime Minister of New Zealand and Apec 2021 chair Jacinda Ardern attends the Voices of the Future event for youth delegates, in Wellington, New Zealand, on November 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
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