China's president Xi Jinping has told a group of US business leaders in Seattle that China is ready to significantly reduce restrictions on foreign investment.
Xi has also said his country's economy will grow despite recent setbacks.
But he acknowledged without reforms or further opening up, there will be no progress. Xi also promised to protect intellectual property.
But is this enough for US investors? And how would US companies benefit from an open Chinese economy?
Presenter: Mike Hanna
Aki Peritz - Former CIA Analyst and Vice President of the Center for Intelligence Policy.
Victor Gao - Director of China National Association of International Studies.
Mike Chinoy - Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California's US-China Institute.
Source: Al Jazeera