Deng Xiaoping Visits the United States
On January 1, the United States and the PRC commenced normal diplomatic relations and soon thereafter Deng Xiaoping visited the United States to meet with U.S. officials and tour some of the companies with which China had begun to make deals.
Later that year, the two countries signed a trade agreement that enabled Chinese products to receive temporary most favored nation (MFN) tariff status.
U.S. Department of State
Type of Exchange:
United States and Chinese Governments
head of state
Monday, January 29, 1979 to Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Level of Government:
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