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Glossary:Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, abbreviated as APEC, established in 1989, is a forum for 21 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean (Pacific Rim). It aims at promoting free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Member economies, with entry date, are:                                        

Australia 6-7 Nov 1989 Japan 6-7 Nov 1989 The Philippines 6-7 Nov 1989
Brunei Darussalam 6-7 Nov 1989 Republic of Korea 6-7 Nov 1989 Russia 14-15 Nov 1998
Canada 6-7 Nov 1989 Malaysia 6-7 Nov 1989 Singapore 6-7 Nov 1989
Chile 11-12 Nov 1994 Mexico 17-19 Nov 1993 Chinese Taipei 12-14 Nov 1991
People's Republic of China 12-14 Nov 1991 New Zealand 6-7 Nov 1989 Thailand 6-7 Nov 1989
Hong Kong, China 12-14 Nov 1991 Papua New Guinea 17-19 Nov 1993 The United States 6-7 Nov 1989
Indonesia 6-7 Nov 1989 Peru 14-15 Nov 1998 Viet Nam 14-15 Nov 1998

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