Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed tentative progress in U.S. efforts to invest in India's civilian nuclear power industry, but said more action is needed to translate improving ties into economic benefits.
week, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews concluded his four-day
trip to Beijing, China for the 2014 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Summit and the APEC CEO Summit 2014. Deputy Secretary Andrews met with numerous
CEOs and business leaders. He represented the Department of Commerce which
promotes stronger U.S. economic and commercial ties in the Asia-Pacific.
help promote foreign investment in the United States, Deputy Secretary Andrews participated in
a roundtable focused on innovation and investment, along with
Secretary of State John Kerry and CEOs from nine of China's most influential
Secretary Andrews also moderated a business ethics roundtable, focusing on the
importance of public-private partnerships in raising ethical standards in the
healthcare industry. He briefed attendees on the progress made to date and
discussed how governments and industry can work together to ensure continued
Secretary Andrews held successful bilateral meetings with officials from
various countries, including the Vietnamese Deputy Minister Tran Quoc Khanh and
the Malaysian Minister for International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed. In
their conversations, he reiterated the U.S. commitment to the Trans-Pacific
Partnership and the benefits that would come out of both countries.
TROMSO, Norway (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday ventured north of the Arctic Circle and urged international cooperation in a region that could become a new battleground for natural resources....