Commerce Secretary John Bryson said the officials told him Monday the country will invest $1.7 trillion over the next five years inclean energy and other emerging technologies. He said they pledged a 'level playing field for US and other foreign suppliers.
President Barack Obama was in Bali today, where Boeing and an Indonesian airline signed a $21 billion contract that the US hopes will boost American business via Indonesia's growing economy.
Although China, the world's largest creditor, has bought European bonds in the past, experts doubts that it will invest in a new investment vehicle meant to alleviate the Europe debt crisis.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Beijing today for a two-day visit, just days after calling for the creation of a 'Eurasian Union' of former soviet states.
On tour through Europe, which ended today in Germany, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao inked deals worth billions, but also faced questions on human rights abuses.