Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Asia-Pacific nations have to “advance with the trend of the times” in order to “live up to our responsibility and work together to deliver a bright future”, speaking at the APEC summit in Da Nang, Friday. “First, we should continue to foster an open economy that benefits all. Openness brings progress, while self-seclusion leaves one behind,” the Chinese... Еще President stated. He pointed out the necessity of the “regional cooperation framework that ensures consultation among equals, wide participation and shared benefits” and suggested to create “an open Asia-Pacific economy and promote trade and investment to liberalisation and facilitation.' “We should deepen regional economic integration, develop an open and inclusive market and strengthen the bond of shared interests,” he concluded. Founded in 1989, APEC is a forum of 21 economies in the Asia-Pacific region, including the United States, Russia and China.