2:30 pm EDT - 12:00 am EDT

Past Event

U.S.-China Relations

Tuesday, April 06, 1999

2:30 pm - 12:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

On the eve of Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji’s trip to the U.S., The Brookings Institution will bring together leading scholars for an in-depth discussion addressing the purpose of the visit as well as the current U.S.-China economic and political relations. Some issues to be covered include:

  • background on Zhu Rongji, his political standing and his relationship to President Jiang;
  • state of China’s economy and the size and composition of the U.S. trade deficit with China;
  • whether it is time for China to join the WTO;
  • China’s missile deployments, technology theft & spying, planning & deployment of U.S. Theater Missile Defense systems;
  • China’s continuing human rights problems