World leaders gather in Thailand for the 29th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting. What’s at the top of the agenda?
Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke Friday at the first in-person APEC meeting in four years. He expressed the need for peace and stability and a shared future within the Asia-Pacific community.
This year’s theme “Open, Connect and Balance” looks to sustainability and a green recovery as the global economy rebuilds from the COVID-19 pandemic. Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden are not attending.
Joining the discussion:
- Arthur Dong is a Teaching Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
- Jorge Heine is the former Chilean Ambassador to China.
- Richard Heydarian is a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Philippines, Asian Center.
- Edward Tse is the Founder and CEO of the Gaofeng Advisory Company.
APEC Economic Leaders discuss with representatives from private sectors in the “APEC Leaders’ Dialogue with ABAC” this afternoon. The dialogue is an important forum to collaborate and tackle challenges that impact all sectors.#APEC2022THAILAND pic.twitter.com/QNqmCaMpmK
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