U.S. Senior Official for APEC Visits Taiwan

PR-1153E | Date: 10/03/2011

The U.S. Senior Official for APEC, Ambassador Kurt Tong, on October 3 paid a brief visit to Taiwan to discuss APEC matters, as well as issues related to U.S.-Taiwan economic relations, with senior Taiwan Officials.

The United States is serving as host and chair of APEC in 2011. Ambassador Tong reviewed a variety of issues relating to APEC, including the conclusion of recent meetings in San Francisco on energy and transportation issues and on women and the economy. Ambassador Tong also discussed the upcoming Leaders’ Meeting to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii in November.

More information on APEC 2011 is available at www.apec2011.gov