Sunday, November 23, 2008

APEC leaders vow to protect free trade

Nations of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum meeting in Lima, Peru Saturday agreed to protect free trade and to work on fixing the world economy .

Although no specific measures were agreed upon, the grouping did pledge to cooperate on free trade issues. Some members are concerned about whether incoming president Barack Obama might review the current trade policy especially focusing on the NAFTA pact.


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