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See also: Asia Pacific
- (business) The part of the world in or near the western Pacific Ocean, typically including much of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania.
- 2015, Cheney, Dick; Liz Cheney, Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America, Threshold Editions, →ISBN, OCLC 935894711, OL 26650505M, page 222:
- If current trends continue, according to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, by 2020 the Chinese could have more than 350 submarines and missile-equipped surface ships in the Asia-Pacific. By contrast, the U.S. Navy projects that it will have 67 submarines and surface ships “stationed in or forward deployed to” the Asia-Pacific by 2020.
part of the world in or near the western Pacific Ocean