China and the United States should make joint efforts to ensure bilateral ties remain sound after a new US administration takes office next January
Many Americans express hope for bilateral relations between China and the United States.
With less than one week until Election Day, Chinese-Americans have been urged to cast ballots in the neck-and-neck presidential race.
A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday slammed US intelligence agency accusations of hacking by Chinese firms, saying China also falls victim to cyber crime.
China and the United States have a "unique role to play" in ensuring peace and prosperity in the world, said Gary Locke, US ambassador to China.
Understanding the Sino-US relationship is essential to Washington's interests, said Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.
Into the vortex of opinion from Western policymakers, businesspeople and scholars that the United States is losing its competitive edge to China.
Declaring China a currency manipulator would be highly disruptive, a senior advisor to US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign said.
The armed forces of China and the US will hold a joint drill on humanitarian rescue and disaster relief in late November in China's Sichuan province.
The United States and China held the fourth Asia-Pacific consultation on Tuesday, with both sides agreed to continue using the platform to keep close contacts in the region.
Major Chinese news and video websites, including ifeng and Youku, have carried live webcasts of the US presidential candidates debates.
The next US president will continue to seek China's help, despite any harsh campaign rhetoric, as long as the economy remains in the doldrums, analysts said.