The Heat: APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

The Heat

Leaders from APEC, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group, have pledged to work toward free and open trade to revive economies battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

A virtual gathering of APEC economic leaders wrapped up Friday, with member nations calling for economic integration and closer cooperation in the fight against COVID-19. CGTN’s Rian Maelzer has more from Kuala Lumpur.

To discuss:

  • Richard Heydarian is a Columnist with the Philippiine Daily Inquirer 
  • Jeff Moon is Former Asst. U.S. Trade Representative for China 
  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a Russian affairs expert and a professor of history at American University.

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