Chinese president arrives in Hawaii for APEC meeting

November 11th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS  

Honolulu (United States), Nov 10 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii, Thursday for the economic leaders meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), slated for the weekend.

At the Saturday-Sunday annual meeting, leaders of the 21-member group will exchange views on economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region, strengthening regional economic integration and expanding trade, Xinhua reported.

They will also consider the promotion of green growth and fostering job creation in green industries, energy security, and expanding regulatory cooperation and advancing regulatory convergence.

APEC’s 21 member economies are Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, China’s Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam.

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