Beijing to host APEC CEO Forum
The APEC China CEO
Forum - the first of its kind - will take place on June 7 and 8 in Beijing.
China, with its consistent economic growth, has drawn much attention from
other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization. As a result,
Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Asia Inc Forum, an organizer
of APEC CEO summits, have agreed to organize the APEC China CEO Forum 2012.
The forum will be
held in China
every year and will have the aim of deepening understanding and promoting Asia-Pacific
economic cooperation, Yu Ping, deputy head of the China Council for the Promotion
of International Trade, said Friday.
Among those at the
event will be Wan Jifei, chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International
Trade, and Gary Locke, US ambassador
Under the theme "The
Challenges of Development", top government and business leaders around the
region will discuss the current economy, identify the direction of future trends
and assess cooperation in various ways for the Asia-Pacific region. (nvn)