Beverage maker aims to expand market presence in western, northwestern China.
Trade between China and the United States grew slower than expected, as signs of recovery in the US economy were unclear.
The new iPad will be available through Apple's online store, select Apple authorized resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores in China.
The US has processed more than 1 million visa applications in China to date in fiscal year 2012, almost up 43 percent.
"Hammering China" has become increasingly popular on the other side of the Pacific in the run up to the presidential election.
Companies have defended their efforts in reshoring - moving work back to a company's country of origin - by citing a variety of factors.
A Beijing aerospace manufacturer has executed an exclusivity agreement to acquire Hawker Beechcraft Inc for $1.79 billion.
Entertainment marketing has now become a key tool for domestic brands to raise their awareness and influence around the world.
China's rapid advancement in space exploration has piqued American interest.
Dalian Wanda Group's acquisition of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission.
The Ministry of Commerce announced it will soon start formal consultations with the US on the latter's 22 countervailing measures against Chinese exports.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman said that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's criticism of China at the latest Friends of Syria meeting is "unacceptable."