Trade

Reconnecting of Asia

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By John Hamre Four hundred years ago, the first genuinely international system of states in human history emerged. Prior to that time, there were regional geopolitical systems such as the various Chinese dynasties interacting with neighboring kingdoms. But there were…

APEC 2015 By the Numbers

Since its establishment in 1989, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) body has grown into a robust regional forum for economic integration between 21 member states which encompass 2.8 billion people and represent about 57 percent of world gross domestic product…