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Taiwan delegation to attend APEC trade ministers meeting
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Taipei, May 17 (CNA) A Taiwan delegation will depart Thursday for Hanoi to attend the trade ministers' meeting at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

The delegation to the May 20-21 meeting will be led by John Deng (鄧振中), Minister without Portfolio and the head of Cabinet's Office of Trade Negotiations, the office's spokesman said.

The annual APEC meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade will discuss priorities in 2017, including issues such as deepening regional economic integration; supporting multilateral trade systems; and strengthening micro, small and medium-sized enterprises' competitiveness and innovation, according to the spokesman.

The Taiwan delegation will also attend a trade and innovation seminar on Thursday in Vietnam, the spokesman said.