Apec summit failure - a reality check

The collapse of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders last weekend in Papua New Guinea is not the end of the world.

In fact, economic relations between the 21 nations will not change much. Most need both China and the US - and that's what they will continue to get.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2018, with the headline 'Apec summit failure - a reality check'. Print Edition | Subscribe