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Monday, May 24, 1999 Published at 17:03 GMT 18:03 UK

Special Report

Special report: Clinton in China

BBC News online's in-depth look at the complexities of US-Sino relations.

Historic visit in review

A guide to the president's tour with full archive reports of President Clinton's progress through China.

Analysis: Did the trip succeed?

President Clinton's visit to China has been declared a success by officials from both countries, but there were some issues on which the two sides had hoped for greater progress, writes James Miles.

Clinton battles China syndrome
President Clinton faces intense political pressure over this week's visit to China. However, as the BBC's Washington correspondent, Bridget Kendall, reports, Mr Clinton's visit to the rising superpower in the end poses more opportunities than problems.
The US and China: An uneasy relationship
Relations between US and China have steadily improved - but also been severely knocked by events.
Is China a US investor's dream?
With China's economic growth now on the wane and its consumer spending declining, the country's allure is diminishing even further in corporate America. The Chinese affairs analyst James Miles looks at what's going wrong.
China hopes to join trade club dashed
President Clinton has expressed regret that his China trip had failed to bring agreement on lowering trade barriers, market liberalisation and other economic reforms.
Who's at China's top table?
A profile of the key players who shape Chinese policy at home and abroad.
Human rights flashpoints
Human Rights looks set to be the most controversial aspect of President Clinton's visit. News online offers this guide to the potential flashpoints.
Making money in China
China appears to have so far escaped the financial crisis which has hit the rest of Asia, but foreign companies often find it hard to succeed there: Colin Blane reports from Shanghai.

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