April 11, 2006

Chinese execs clinch 107 US deals before Hu visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A delegation of Chinese business
executives are signing a total of 107 contracts totaling $16.2
billion with U.S. companies ahead of Chinese President Hu
Jintao's visit to the United States later this month, a top
Chinese official said on Tuesday.

Those deals include one to buy 80 Boeing 737 aircraft that
will be signed on Tuesday, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi
told reporters.