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PacNet #62 – APEC in a Year of Global Financial Crisis: Hosting Country Peru Beckons Attention to Trans-Pacific

Peru is poised to make the most out of its first opportunity to host an APEC Leaders Meeting since it joined the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation “gathering of economies” in 1998. The meeting takes on a new sense of urgency given the international financial crisis and the fact that it comes mere days after the G-20 summit meeting in Washington (involving nine APEC members, among others).