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APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)

APEC stands for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, an intergovernmental organization that promotes economic cooperation and integration among its 21 member economies in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC's member economies account for more than half of the global GDP, including the United States, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, and others.

APEC was established in 1989 to create a forum for its members to discuss and facilitate economic cooperation and trade liberalization. APEC focuses on various issues, including trade and investment liberalization, financial and technical cooperation, and sustainable and inclusive growth.

List of APEC member countries

Flag CountryPopulationGDP(Millions)
Flag of AustraliaAustralia25,682,900$1392680589329.14
Flag of BruneiBrunei459,500$13469422941.3919
Flag of CanadaCanada38,005,238$1736425629519.96
Flag of ChileChile17,574,003$282318159744.65
Flag of ChinaChina1,400,050,000$14342902842915.9
Flag of Hong KongHong Kong7,500,700$366029556273.051
Flag of IndonesiaIndonesia267,670,543$1119190780752.8
Flag of JapanJapan125,960,000$5081769542379.77
Flag of MalaysiaMalaysia32,730,000$364701517787.844
Flag of MexicoMexico128,649,565$1258286717124.53
Flag of New ZealandNew Zealand5,093,880$206928765543.935
Flag of Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea8,935,000$24969611434.7684
Flag of PeruPeru32,824,358$226848050819.525
Flag of PhilippinesPhilippines109,048,269$376795508679.676
Flag of RussiaRussia146,748,590$1699876578871.35
Flag of SingaporeSingapore5,703,600$372062527488.638
Flag of South KoreaSouth Korea51,709,098$1642383217167.26
Flag of ThailandThailand66,558,935$543649976165.63
Flag of United StatesUnited States328,239,523$21374418877706.7
Flag of VietnamVietnam96,208,984$261921244843.172