President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP

From yuan devaluation to cybersecurity: Smiling Xi Jinping tackles key strains in Sino-US ties

President sets tone for state visit, mixing pledges and personal anecdotes in speech to reassure his hosts at a critical time for bilateral relations

Topic |   Xi's US Visit 2015
President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP
President Xi Jinping smiles as he addresses an audience of 650 business executives and other VIPs in Seattle. Photo: AP
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