New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP

Apec leaders pledge to ramp up production and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

  • Leaders vow to ‘redouble our efforts to expand vaccine manufacture and supply’ but meeting produced few specific commitments
  • Talks brought together heads of state from the 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group, including Joe Biden and Xi Jinping

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (second from right) chairing the Apec 2021 Informal Leaders' Retreat alongside Apec officials in Wellington. Photo: AFP
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