Apec leaders pose during the 2018 summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP
Apec leaders pose during the 2018 summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP

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Explained: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec)

  • Apec promotes economic growth and cooperation as well as free trade in the Pacific Rim
  • Its members are referred to as economies, not states, so delegates from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan can all participate in the annual summit

Apec leaders pose during the 2018 summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP
Apec leaders pose during the 2018 summit in Port Moresby. Photo: AFP
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