998 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
APEC agrees on the first nine sectors for EVSL and seeks an EVSLagreement with non-APEC members at the World TradeOrganization.
- 2008 - Lima, Peru
APEC focused on the social dimensions of trade and on reducing thegap between developing and developed members, in accordancewith the 2008 theme, "A New Commitment to Asia-PacificDevelopment". Leaders also addressed the global financial crisis inthe Lima APEC Leaders' Statement on the Global Economy. Theycommitted to take all necessary economic and financial measures torestore stability and growth, to reject protectionism and to intensifyefforts to advance WTO Doha Development Agenda negotiations.