Tag: apec

  • APEC

    "APEC" is the abbreviation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, a loose economic and trade forum based in Singapore and managed by the APEC Secretariat. APEC spans a large portion of the globe, encompassing 21 nations in North and South America, Southeast Asia, Russia and Oceania. APEC was established in 1989 in response to Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s request for a ...

  • Trade

    International Trade Organizations and Free Trade Agreements Global financial markets are directly impacted by the trade practices of sovereign nations as well as the economic policies and agreements of regional organizations. Based upon geographic and historical factors, nation states are often best served by entering into bilateral and multilateral trading agreements with their ...