11 Nov '11, 2am

APEC econ mins vow to fend off impact of EU woes #malaysia

HONOLULU (AP) — Asia-Pacific finance chiefs agreed Thursday to do whatever it takes to prevent the malaise from Europe's debt crisis spreading in the region as a possible European recession threatens the global economy. The spillover from the European crisis is adding to the urgency in the Asia-Pacific — now the strongest driver of world growth — for more effective trade regimes to help spur job creation and for reforms to ensure financial resiliency. "We are all directly affected by the crisis in Europe," U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said after a meeting of finance ministers of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. "But the economies gathered here are in a better position than most to take steps to strengthen growth in the face of these pressures." The officials gathering in Hawaii for the annual summit of Pacific rim economies also hope to bu...

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