The Indian finance minister affirmed his country's interest in expanding regional trade opportunities during a conversation with Asia Society's Kevin Rudd.
Kevin Rudd, ASPI's president, said the country's inclusion would be "good for India, good for APEC, good for the region, and good for the world."
In a new op-ed, the president of the Asia Society Policy Institute calls for the country to join APEC.
Non-members are encouraged to participate as observers.
Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Small and Medium Enterprise Summit in Manila, Josette Sheeran explains how connectivity, self-empowerment, and the rise of Asia are reshaping the world.