APEC Leaders Issue Declaration in Lima

The Leaders of the 21 APEC member economies concluded the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima on Sunday by adopting a Declaration on advancing quality growth and human development.

Family photo of 24th AELM

View the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Declaration

The Declaration describes policy commitments for APEC members to take forward in pursuit of this objective. Focus is on addressing challenges and opportunities for free trade and investment in the current global context. Moving towards real and functional connectivity in the region, and food security, climate change and access to water are complementary priorities.

The following annexes accompany the Declaration:

  • Annex A: Lima Declaration on Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP)
  • Annex B: APEC Services Competitiveness Roadmap (2016-2025) 

View the Annexes—Click and See Right

A press conference featuring Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Chair of the 2016 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting, will take place here on Sunday evening.

Viet Nam will chair APEC throughout 2017 and host the 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Da Nang.


For further details, please contact:
David Hendrickson (in Lima) +65 9137 3886 at drh@apec.org
Michael Chapnick (in Lima) +65 9647 4847 at mc@apec.org 

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Source: APEC Secretariat