APEC Summit 2017 to be held in Da Nang

Da Nang International Terminal


Rotated yearly among APEC members, the 29th meeting of APEC leaders – The Summit 2017 – will be held in Da Nang city, Vietnam. The new International Passenger Terminal in Da Nang Airport has been started its construction works, being ready the APEC summit (Top photo)

Established in November 1989, APEC now comprises 21 economies, representing around 39 % the world population, 57 % total global GDP and 47 per cent of world trade. As of November 2015, APEC members are  listed below:

Member economy (name as used in APEC) Year of accession
 Australia November 1989
 Brunei Darussalam November 1989
 Canada November 1989
 Indonesia November 1989
 Japan November 1989
 South Korea November 1989
 Malaysia November 1989
 New Zealand November 1989
 Philippines November 1989
 Singapore November 1989
 Thailand November 1989
 United States November 1989
 Republic of China (Taiwan) November 1991
 Hong Kong November 1991
 People’s Republic of China November 1991
 Mexico November 1993
 Papua New Guinea November 1993
 Chile November 1994
 Peru November 1998
 Russian Federation November 1998
 Vietnam November 1998

The location of the meeting is rotated annually among the members

Year # Dates Country City
1989 1st November 6–7 Australia Canberra
1990 2nd July 29–31 Singapore Singapore
1991 3rd November 12–14 South Korea Seoul
1992 4th September 10–11 Thailand Bangkok
1993 5th November 19–20 United States Seattle
1994 6th November 15–16 Indonesia Bogor
1995 7th November 18–19 Japan Osaka
1996 8th November 24–25 Philippines Subic
1997 9th November 24–25 Canada Vancouver
1998 10th November 17–18 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
1999 11th September 12–13 New Zealand Auckland
2000 12th November 15–16 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
2001 13th October 20–21 China Shanghai
2002 14th October 26–27 Mexico Los Cabos
2003 15th October 20–21 Thailand Bangkok
2004 16th November 20–21 Chile Santiago
2005 17th November 18–19 South Korea Busan
2006 18th November 18–19 Vietnam Hanoi
2007 19th September 8–9 Australia Sydney
2008 20th November 22–23 Peru Lima
2009 21st November 14–15 Singapore Singapore
2010 22nd November 13–14 Japan Yokohama
2011 23rd November 12–13 United States Honolulu
2012 24th September 9–10 Russia Vladivostok
2013 25th October 5–7 Indonesia Bali
2014 26th November 10–11 China Beijing
2015 27th November 18–19 Philippines Manila
2016 28th November 19–20 Peru Lima
2017 29th TBA Vietnam Da Nang
2018 30th TBA Papua New Guinea Port Moresby
2019 31st TBA Chile TBA
2020 32nd TBA Malaysia TBA
2021 33rd TBA New Zealand TBA
2022 34th TBA Thailand TBA
2023 35nd TBA TBA TBA
2024 36nd TBA TBA TBA
2025 37th TBA South Korea TBA