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Hu Stresses Economic Coexistence in Seattle

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Hu Stresses Economic Coexistence in Seattle

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Hu Stresses Economic Coexistence in Seattle

Hu Stresses Economic Coexistence in Seattle

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The president of China, Hu Jintao, arrives in Seattle, the first stop on his four-day visit to the United States. President Hu is using his visit to argue that China's increasing wealth and prosperity isn't a threat to the United States, but rather an opportunity.

Hu's two-day stay in Washington state centers on two U.S. companies that successfully exploit the expanding Chinese market: Boeing and Microsoft. China has just finalized an order for 80 of Boeing's jets.

Thursday, President Bush will host the Chinese president in Washington, D.C., for a summit expected to touch on global energy concerns, China's currency policies and nuclear proliferation.