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  • OPEC nations are due to agree a world oil freeze pact with non- OPEC countries on Nov. 30. "We will do everything that our partners from OPEC are expecting. Putin also said he has seen a "high probability" that the deal aiming to prop up the markets and boost prices would be reached in an OPEC meeting next week.

  • APEC talks in Lima have been dominated by doubts over the future of free trade and in particular the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. Trump strongly criticized the TPP-- which as it stands includes the United States but not China-- during an election campaign notable for his strong criticism of U.S....

  • LIMA, Nov 20- Pacific rim leaders said on Sunday that they were committed to fighting "all forms of protectionism," while acknowledging that economic growth had become uneven in recent years and inequality had risen. "We reaffirm our commitment to keep our markets open and to fight against all forms of protectionism," the leaders of the 21- strong Asia-Pacific...

  • President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke for around four minutes on Sunday at the APEC summit about Syria and Ukraine, in what is likely to be their last in-person meeting before Obama leaves office. "The president urged President Putin to uphold Russia's commitments under the Minsk agreements, underscoring the U.S. and our...

  • President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to each other at the APEC summit in Peru's capital Lima on Sunday, before greeting other Asia-Pacific leaders and sitting down for a meeting.

  • All eyes were on China at this year's APEC summit in Lima, Peru just over a week after Trump's surprise victory in the United States dashed hopes of the largest-ever U.S.-proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, coming to fruition. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but he has now stopped trying to win...

  • All eyes were on China at this year's APEC summit in Lima, Peru just over a week after Trump's surprise victory in the United States dashed hopes of the largest-ever U.S.-proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, coming to fruition. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but he has now stopped trying to win...

  • All eyes were on China at this year's APEC summit in Lima, Peru just over a week after Trump's surprise victory in the United States dashed hopes of the largest-ever U.S.-proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, coming to fruition. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but he has now stopped trying to win...

  • All eyes were on China at this year's APEC summit in Lima, Peru just over a week after Trump's surprise victory in the United States dashed hopes of the largest-ever U.S.-proposed trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, coming to fruition. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but he has now stopped trying to win...

  • LIMA, Nov 19- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Saturday to further open the world's second-largest economy as leaders of Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Peru to find new free-trade options after Donald Trump was elected U.S. president on a protectionist platform. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but his...

  • LIMA, Nov 19- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Saturday to further open the world's second-largest economy as leaders of Asia-Pacific countries gathered in Peru to find new free-trade options after Donald Trump was elected U.S. president on a protectionist platform. President Barack Obama has championed the TPP as a way to counter China's rise, but his...

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Leaders of Pacific rim nations scrambled to find new free-trade options on Friday as a looming Donald Trump presidency in the United States sounded a possible death knell for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While campaigning for the presidential election which he won, Trump labeled the TPP a job-killing "disaster" and called for curbs on...

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Global business leaders meeting in Lima think proposals by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build a wall along the Mexican border and hike tariffs on Chinese imports are unlikely to happen, said the head of China's state-run Sinochem on Friday. President Donald Trump, and his policies, but I think we basically agree we don't think he will really...

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Leaders of Pacific rim nations scrambled to find new free trade options on Friday as a looming Donald Trump presidency in the United States sounded a possible death knell for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While campaigning for the presidential election which he won, Trump labeled the TPP a job-killing "disaster" and called for curbs on...

  • LIMA, Nov 18 (Reuters)- Leaders of Pacific rim nations gathered in Peru on Friday, looking to China to salvage hopes for regional trade as prospects of a Donald Trump presidency in the United States sounded a possible death knell for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact. Discussions between the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (...

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Countries that signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact have said at the APEC summit in Lima they could focus on the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership if TPP does not move forward, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Friday. The perception that the United States is pulling back on free trade...

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Leaders of Pacific rim nations gathered in Peru on Friday seeking to salvage hopes for regional trade as prospects of a Donald Trump presidency in the United States sounded a possible death knell for the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. His isolationist stance echoed sentiments in Britain, which voted in June to quit the European Union.

  • LIMA, Nov 18- Leaders of Pacific rim nations began gathering in Peru on Friday seeking to salvage hopes for regional trade as prospects of a Donald Trump presidency sounded a possible death knell for the U. S-led Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. Though Obama championed the TPP, his administration has stopped trying to win congressional approval for...

  • BEIJING, Nov 18- China will position itself as free trade's new champion at an Asia-Pacific summit this weekend, with the Communist government seeking to project economic leadership as a U.S.-led Pacific Rim trade pact languishes under President-elect Donald Trump. "If the U.S. gives up its leadership here, of course China will take the role," said Tu Xinquan, a...

  • BEIJING, Nov 18- China will position itself as free trade's new champion at an Asia-Pacific summit this weekend, with the Communist government seeking to project economic leadership as a U.S.-led Pacific Rim trade pact languishes under President-elect Donald Trump. "If the U.S. gives up its leadership here, of course China will take the role," said Tu Xinquan, a...