the US was the most important event of China-US bilateral relations of the year.
“We believe that President Xi’s visit helped enhance trust and reduce misgivings between China and the US, focused on cooperation between China and the US and was a people- first and future- oriented visit,” he said.
At the reception, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee also proclaimed Sept 28 as ChineseAmerican Friendship and Heritage Day. He said he hoped he and Brown, as representatives of San Francisco and California, could visit China to promote the bilateral relationships.
As the gateway for Chinese people and enterprises coming to the US, San Francisco attracted $1 billion in investment from China in 2014.