As the largest developing country and the largest developed country in the world today, the development of bilateral relations between China and the United States has an important significance beyond the simple relationship between countries. Stable and healthy Sino-US relations not only conform to the fundamental interests of the two peoples, but also become an important prerequisite for maintaining prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific region and the world at large. As an extremely important and active part of the relations between the two countries, China-US economic and trade relations are a solid foundation for the development of bilateral relations between China and the United States. The huge differences in resource structure, industrial structure and consumption levels between China and the United States determine that the economies of the two countries have strong mutual complementarity. The development of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries is endowed with unique conditions and unprecedented broad prospects.

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Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States in 1979 , economic and trade exchanges and cooperation between the two countries have gradually developed into an important foundation and basic link for bilateral relations. According to China’s customs statistics, the bilateral trade volume between China and the United States in 2000 has exceeded 74.4 billion US dollars, of which I exported to the United States, 52.04 billion US dollars, an increase of 24.2% over the previous year ; I imported 23.633 billion US dollars from the United States , an increase from the previous year. 14.8% . As of 2001 Nian 5 month, the cumulative US investment projects in China amounted to 32 264 , the cumulative contract value of 634.09 billion US dollars, the US actual investment of 313.95 billion dollars.