APEC Won't Let South China Sea Angst Spoil Summit, Says Bollard

  • Trade and foreign ministers discussed disappointing growth
  • Ministers focused on services, domestic demand as new engines

Filipino laborers protest in Manila on Nov. 16.

Photographer: Joseph Agcaoili/AFP/Getty Images

Officials gathered in Manila won’t let issues like the disputed South China Sea “spoil” discussions on economic matters, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat Executive Director Alan Bollard said.

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