2023 APEC summit: Xi to meet Biden and what else to expect in San Francisco

Posted on AllSides November 13th, 2023
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Leaders from the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum gather this week in San Francisco for the 30th APEC summit, where the spotlight will be on a rare meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents.

WHAT IS APEC AND WHAT TO WATCH FOR?

APEC accounts for about 62% of global GDP and almost half of global trade. It is unique in grouping economies rather than nations, allowing participation of Chinese-ruled Hong Kong and democratically governed Taiwan, which China claims as its own. It does not though include India, the world's most...

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