Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ASIA PACIFIC FREE TRADE

Asia-Pacific leaders support China-backed free trade 'roadmap'
(11-11 16:45)

A summit of Asia-Pacific leaders supported a China-backed "roadmap'' towards a vast free trade area, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit "approved the roadmap for APEC to promote and realize the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific'', Xi said at the close of the Beijing meeting, adding the move "symbolizes the official launch of the process towards the FTAAP''.