APEC Current Affairs - 2020

India attends 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Minister meet

The Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan represented India at the 10th East Asia Summit held virtually on international and regional developments including COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The meeting discussed ways and means to strengthen the East Asia Summit platform. It aims to make it more responsive to the emerging challenges in its 15th Read More…

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Economic Decline of 2.7% expected in the region

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation has stated that the APEC region is to face an economic decline of 2.7% in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. Also, the region is to face near growth rate. This will be the highest decline for the region since the 2008 financial crisis. Highlights The unemployment rate according Read More…

COP25 cancelled

On October 30, 2019, the Chile Government cancelled the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and the COP25 conference due to the ongoing protests in the country. The country’s president in a press meet said that the ongoing violent protests have plagued the country for weeks and it is currently not in a situation to hold Read More…

APEC summit held in Vietnam

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit was held in Da Nang, Vietnam.  The theme of summit was ‘Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future’. Leaders of 21 Pacific Rim countries attended this meeting. This was second time Vietnam hosted APEC summit, having hosted the event previously in 2006. Next year’s APEC summit will be held Read More…

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Peru to host 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum’s Leaders Summit will be held in Lima, Peru from November 19 to 20, 2016. The theme of the summit is “Quality Growth and Human Development” and the official logo is the architecture of the ancient city of Caral. It will be the second time Peru hosting to the Read More…

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