In Recognition of Your Efforts and Achievements. Your Commitment to Creating a Platform of Cooperation Between Businesses in the United States and China is Greatly Appreciated. Congratulations and
Best Wishes for a Successful and Meaningful Event!
This Summit provides an important opportunity to strengthen business ties and enhance mutual understanding, for in addition to creating jobs and wealth, your commercial activities are also bringing the peoples of our countries closer together. Indeed, your work forms a powerful complement to our diplomatic efforts at the government-to-government level of engagement, and I thank you for the vital and continuing role you are playing by strengthening people-to-people ties between citizens of the United States and China. While I regret I am unable to be with you on this special occasion, please know you have my best wishes for a wonderful event and for continued success in all your efforts to strengthen communication and cooperation between American and Chinese small businesses. ——Hillary Rodham Clinton Former
United States Secretary of State