Chinese President Hu Jintao In Chicago: Visit Focuses On Business

CHICAGO — Mayor Richard Daley’s long effort to build ties with the world’s second-largest economy seemed to pay off Thursday as Chinese President Hu Jintao made his first visit to Chicago, his only stop outside Washington during this t…

CHICAGO — Mayor Richard Daley’s long effort to build ties with the world’s second-largest economy seemed to pay off Thursday as Chinese President Hu Jintao made his first visit to Chicago, his only stop outside Washington during this trip.

Hu was expected to focus on economic ties between China and Chicago during his whirlwind overnight visit to the city. Experts said the attention from China has been the envy of other U.S. cities and could mark a gigantic – and profitable – step forward for both parties, despite the sometimes rocky U.S.-China relationship.

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