APEC Summit Fails to Agree on Statement amid US-China Spat

(From The Guardian)

Asia-Pacific leaders failed to bridge gaping divisions over trade at a summit dominated by a war of words between the US and China as they vie for regional influence.

For the first time, Apec [Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation] leaders were unable to agree on a formal written declaration, amid sharp differences between the world’s top two economies over the rules of global trade.

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