Chinese Minister of Commerce Chen Deming snubbed a US Congress report that accused two Chinese technology firms of threatening US national security.
Now that the 2012 elections have passed, people - or at least politicians - can reasonably be expected to talk more rationally about China-related issues.
For many Americans, the delicately patterned porcelain of Chinese ceramic dinnerware has been a familiar sight, either placed on a mantel or to serve meals on special occasions.
By learning from China and figuring out ways to better compete with Chinese rivals, the strategy has become fundamental to Honeywell's activities.
Even as the nation congratulates US President Barack Obama for his victory Tuesday night, energy experts warned about "an escalating trade war" between the United States and China over anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar imports.
The challenge the US economy faces won't go away following President Barack Obama's election victory, nor will the possible effects on the Chinese economy, economists and financial specialists said.
General Motors and Ford Motor are reporting record high monthly sales figures in China, benefiting in part from a sales slump in Japanese-made cars.
The head of Deere & Company, the world's largest agricultural machinery manufacturer by revenue, says the US company is to invest further in China over the next few years.
When Conrad Lee overheard a Chinese investor discussing possible places in the United States to park his money, he hoped the name Bellevue would come up.
United Parcel Service Inc is hoping for licenses for inner-city express services from the Chinese government.