The Heat: APEC leaders meet to chart path to economic recovery

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Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies are gathering virtually this week to accelerate the region’s response to the global health and economic crises.

The group – which includes China, Russia and the United States — accounts for about 38% of the world’s population and more than 60% of its GDP. CGTN’s Owen Poland has a report from Auckland, New Zealand.

To discuss:

  • Jorge Heine is a research professor at Boston University and former Chilean ambassador to China.
  • Rajiv Biswas is executive director and Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Markit, a business consulting firm. 
  • Jeff Moon served as assistant U.S. trade representative for China affairs and currently heads China Moon Strategies.
  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator.


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