This is the official website of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), which is "the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade, and investment in the Asia-Pacific region." This website includes information regarding the recent news, economies of the 21-member countries, a business center, publications, a virtual library, topics of discussion within APEC, and a database of useful links. Additionally, the site includes a tab that summarizes availability and sources of APEC project funding.