The 6th round of China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) started in Beijing on Wednesday. CCTV America presents different media perspectives here.
XINHUA NEWS AGENCY:
Commentary: Removing investment barriers a win-win step for China, U.S.
“S&ED offers a great opportunity for the two sides to further tear down the barriers to their economic cooperation. The two countries are particularly likely to make strides in their negotiations on the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). Such progress will be in the interest of both sides.”
U.S., China try to emphasize potential for cooperation – The Washington Post
“The United States and China will not always see eye-to-eye on every issue,” Obama said in a statement to the talks. “That is to be expected for two nations with different histories and cultures. It also is why we need to build our relationship around common challenges, mutual responsibilities, and shared interests, even while we candidly address our differences.”
“Sino-U.S. cooperation will achieve things that are beneficial to both countries and the world, while confrontation will be disastrous, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday at an annual high-level dialogue.”
Evan Feigenbaum, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State from 2001 to 2009, outlines the challenges that U.S. and China need to address in the annual “Strategic and Economic Dialogue.”
“U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew reiterated calls for China to welcome foreign investment, contribute to a “level playing field” in global trade, and disclose when and why it intervenes in currency markets.”
“The United States and China on Tuesday signed eight partnership pacts to cut greenhouse gases that will bring the world’s two biggest carbon emitters closer together on climate policy, but fundamental differences between the two sides remain.”