As leaders from China and the U.S. wrap up the sixth annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, has any progress been made on sensitive bilateral issues? CCTV has a report from Beijing and expert’s reactions on the issue in this edition of The Heat.
There were more than 60 topics on the agenda when senior officials from China and the United States got together in Beijing this week for the Strategic and Economic Dialogue. For more on the just concluded talks, CCTV’s Yin Hang reported from Beijing.
China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue: True progress? pt. 1As leaders from China and the U.S. wrap up the sixth annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue, has any progress been made on sensitive bilateral issues? CCTV has a report from Beijing and the reaction from an official with China’s Foreign Ministry and the Co-Chair of the U.S - China Working Group in the United States Congress on this edition of The Heat.
It’s an annual gathering begun in 2009 by former Chinese President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama. Its purpose is the discussion of a wide range of bilateral, regional and global strategic, security and economic issues.
Many of the issues are well-known: economic reform, currency, cyber espionage, climate control, the Koreas, maritime disputes, and various other interactions in the Asia-Pacific region.
For more on the dialogue, the Heat spoke with Rick Larsen. He’s a member of the U.S. Congress and the Co-Chair of a congressional working group focusing on U.S- China relations. Zhou Jingxing, counselor with China’s Foreign Ministry, also joined from Beijing.