Strategic Economic Dialogue

Biden calls for more trust between US and China

Vice Premier of China Wang Yang listens to US Vice President Joe Biden at the opening of the US-China strategic and economic dialogue meeting in Washington. Photo: EPA

US Vice-President Joe Biden called on the US and China to build greater trust, but also urged Beijing to stop "outright theft" through hacking as he opened two days of annual talks between leaders of the world's two largest economies.

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Glowing transformation

Vice-Premier Wang Qishan greeted his long-time acquaintance Henry Paulson with his trademark humour yesterday.

3 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Close-up lesson in the art of faking it

14 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Leaders hail 'fruitful' Sino-US economic talks

Deals signed but big issues remain

China and the US ended their two-day, high-level economic talks with new commitments by Beijing on financial sector reform but little progress in resolving differences over currency and trade.

14 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

US domestic politics eclipse trade row

While the agreements of the Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) have not stopped the growing anti-China sentiment in Washington, it appears for now that the anger, particularly from the US Congress, remains more talk than action.

27 May 2007 - 12:00am

Main aim of talks to prevent further slide in trade relations

Meeting seeks to avert a sharp deterioration in trade ties

With no breakthroughs expected on the contentious currency issue at this week's Sino-US economic summit, the focus will be on whether agreements stemming from the dialogue will be able to avert a sharp deterioration in trade relations between Beijing and Washington.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am