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US Vice president Joe Biden arrives in Beijing

08-17-2011 19:12 BJT

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US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

Biden will meet with Vice President Xi Jinping and top legislator Wu Bangguo this evening. Tomorrow, Biden will meet with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao as well as Chinese business leaders. On Friday, Biden will meet with staff of the US Embassy. And on Saturday, he will travel to Sichuan province to deliver a keynote speech at Sichuan University. Also, he will visit a high school that was rebuilt after being damaged in the Wenchuan earthquake.

The White House said Biden's trip aims to boost Chinese investors' confidence in the US economy. Meanwhile, the US Treasury Department says Biden will again push for an appreciation of the yuan, though the US admits it has already seen a change in the exchange rate.

 

Biden's trip aims to boost China-US economic ties

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The trip comes after the US's loss of its top-tier triple A credit rating from Standard & Poor's. According to the White House, Biden's trip is aimed at boosting Chinese investors' confidence in the US economy. Full story >>

 

 

 

Biden to deliver keynote speech at Sichuan University

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According to the White House, during US Vice President Joe Biden's visit to China, he will stop in Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province, where he will deliver a keynote speech at Sichuan University. Full story >>

 

 

 

 

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

US Vice president Joe Biden has arrived at Beijing International Airport. It is his first visit to China as vice president.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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