Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation group. (Includes Japan, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada. China, Taiwan and Hong Kong joined in 1991.)
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. An organization established in 1989 to promote trade and investment in the Pacific Basin. APEC now comprises eighteen countries located in and around the Pacific Ocean: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the Phillippines, Sinapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States.
Australia–Pacific Economic Cooperation (includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Japan, Korea [Republic of], Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, the United States, and Vietnam)
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. Aims to develop regional trade and cooperation. Members are Australia, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan and the U.S. Chile is scheduled to join in 1994
A group of 29 countries on the Asia Pacific rim, which meets periodically to discuss trade issues and to increase the free flow of trade between Pacific and Asian Nations. Infamous in the Northwest and around the world for its recent conference held in Vancouver in 1997.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation These initials stand for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. APEC was established in 1989 and is the primary vehicle for promoting open trade and practical economic cooperation. Its goal is to advance Asia-Pacific economic activity and sense of community among the 21 APEC Member Economies.
Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum. APEC was established in 1989 and has become the primary regional vehicle for promoting open trade and practical economic co-operation. It has 21 member countries, including Australia.
APEC, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, is the primary intergovernmental vehicle used in promoting global free trade and investment growth between its 21 national member-economies. Presently, APEC membership includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong-China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, The Republic of the Philippines, The Russian Federation, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, United States of America, and Viet Nam. These combined APEC member-economies account for more than a third of the world's population, 47% of the world's trade, and approximately 60% of the global GDP.
Asia Pacific Economic Co-operative. Aims to promote trade between its members: the six ASEAN members plus the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan. p. 90
Asian Pacific Economic Co-operation. The Asian Pacific Co-operation was initiated by Australia at the Canberra Conference (Australia) of 1989. Its members are: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand (members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations countries), plus Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Japan, New-Zealand, Papua-New-Guinea, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States. Français: Coopération économique de l’Asie du Pacifique Español: Cooperación Económica Asia-Pacífico (CEAP)
Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation. Intergovernmental agency that promotes free trade between its 21 member countries - operates on non-binding treaties. Trade & Economy http://www.apecsec.org.sg/apec.html