Sino-US economic ties ‘crucial’ to world economy

June 2, 2009

AlJazeera, June 1, 2009

Timothy Geithner, the US treasury secretary, praised China’s response to the global economic downturn during his visit to the country.

He also sought to reassure leaders that China’s $1 trillion portfolio of US government debt was a safe investment.

Al Jazeera’s Melissa Chan reports.