Timeline: U.S.-China Economic Relations, 1972-2009

China Timeline

China has become an economic powerhouse over the past 40 years. U.S. presidents from Nixon to Obama have visited the country to develop and expand economic ties. Today, China's economy continues to grow largely because of massive stimulus spending.

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