China welcomes the smooth completion of the referendum in south Sudan, which is "an important step" towards the full implementation of the Comprehensive Peaceful Agreement, a senior Chinese diplomat said here on Tuesday.
Leading US experts on China have hailed the upcoming summit between President Hu Jintao and his US counterpart Barack Obama, as commercial deals between the two countries, worth nearly $600 million, were signed. Hu kicks off landmark US visit
Although the relationship between China and the United States involves many issues, Ted Dean, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, expects the upcoming meeting between President Hu Jintao and US President Barack Obama to focus on cooperative efforts.
President Hu jintao arrived in Washington Tuesday afternoon for his highly-exposed state visit to the US and is expected to lay out his blueprint on US policy.
Landmark trip looks to future Hu sets vision for strong ties $600m deals Special: Hu visits US
President Hu Jintao and United States President Barack Obama highlighted the importance of China-US cooperation in energy and environment in their messages to the Second China-US Strategic Forum on Clean Energy Cooperation.
Trade frictions cannot smear economic and trade relations between China and the United States, and bilateral ties have been "fairly good" and "mutually beneficial", a senior official with China's Ministry of Commerce has said.