The U.S.-China bilateral relationship is one of the world's most important, touching on a wide range of issues including economics, global security threats, the environment, energy, and human rights. U.S. interests regarding its relationship with the People's Republic of China (PRC)include promoting U.S. trade and investment, protecting national security interests, addressing global environmental and climate change issues, promoting economic liberalisation and human rights in China, and maintaining peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and the Asia-Pacific region. The emergence of China as a global economic power has added considerably to the complexity of U.S. policy toward China. This book provides an overview of select, major issues in the U.S.-China relationship dynamic.
U.S. and China Bilateral Relationship