RI Hands over Chairmanship to China

Indonesia officially handed over on Monday the rotating chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to China, which will host the forum’s  summit in Beijing next year. Yu Ping, the Deputy Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), told reporters at a press briefing that China will focus on preparatory work for now. Ping further explained that the business-related meetings would include the APEC CEO Summit; the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meetings; the APEC China Forum; the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Summit; the APEC Young Entrepreneurs’ Summit, and dialogues between sector ministers and businesspeople.

News can also be found on The Jakarta Post, page.14, section. APEC Indonesia 2013 or at http://www.thejakartapost.com/

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