Bill Clinton

U.S. State Department Fact Sheet on High Level U.S. - China Visits, 2006

April 18, 2006

Summaries of visits by U.S. presidents to China and Chinese leaders to the U.S., 1972-2005

US-China Relations Act of 2000, 2000

October 10, 2000

This was enacted to authorize extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the People's Republic of China, and to establish a framework for relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China.

Clinton and Greenspan on China PNTR, 2000

May 18, 2000

President Bill Clinton and Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan talked about the permanent normal trading relationship with China.

Bill Clinton, “Letter to Congress Advocating Granting China Permanent Normal Trade Relations,” March 8, 2000

March 8, 2000

President Clinton made his remarks at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

Joint Press Conference of President Clinton and Premier Zhu Rongji of the People's Republic of China, 1999

April 8, 1999

President Clinton and Premier Zhu Rongji met to discuss trade agreements.

President Clinton's Beijing University speech, 1998

June 29, 1998

President Bill Clinton gave a speech to Beijing University's students and faculty.

President Clinton and President Jiang Zemin 江泽民 News Conference in Beijing, 1998

June 27, 1998

The following is the transcript of the news conference that President Clinton and President Jiang Zemin held in Beijing June 27, 1998, as recorded by the Federal News Service, a private transcription company, and transmitted by The Associated Press. Mr. Jiang's remarks were translated by the Chinese.

President Clinton and President Jiang Zemin Joint Press Conference, 1997

October 29, 1997

President Jiang Zemin met with President Clinton on a U.S. visit.

Japan-U.S. Joint Declaration on Security, 1996

April 17, 1996

The following is the full text of a Japan-U.S. joint declaration on security alliance issued April 17, 1996, after a summit meeting in Tokyo between Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto and President Bill Clinton: Japan-U.S. Joint Declaration on Security Alliance for the 21st Century

President Clinton's statement on the release of Harry Wu, 1995

August 25, 1995

President Clinton issued a statement through his press secretary about China's release of Chinese American Harry Wu.