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Name Locale Remarks Date
William Pierce Rogers Peking Accompanied President Nixon on a State visit. February 17–28, 1972
Henry A Kissinger Peking Met with Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Premier Chou En-lai, and senior Chinese officials. November 10–14, 1973
Henry A Kissinger Peking, Soochow Met with Foreign Minister Chiao. November 25–29, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Peking Met with Chairman Mao and Foreign Minister Chiao. October 19–23, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Peking Accompanied President Ford on an official visit. December 1–5, 1975
Cyrus Roberts Vance Peking Met with Chairman Hua, Foreign Minister Huang, and senior Chinese officials. August 20–26, 1977
Alexander Meigs Haig Beijing Met with Chairman Hua, Premier Zhao, and senior Chinese officials. June 14–17, 1981
George Pratt Shultz Beijing Met with Chairman Deng, Premier Zhao, and senior Chinese officials. February 2–6, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Beijing, Xian, Shanghai Accompanied President Reagan on a State visit. April 26–May 1, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Beijing, Guelin, Dalian, Shanghai, Qufu Met with Chairman Deng, Premier Zhao, and Chinese officials. March 1–6, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Beijing Met with Chairman Deng and senior Chinese officials. July 14–16, 1988
James Addison Baker Beijing Met with President Yang and senior Chinese officials. November 15–17, 1991
Warren Minor Christopher Beijing Met with senior Chinese officials. March 11–14, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Beijing, Shanghai Met with senior Chinese officials and made a speech at Fudan University. November 19–21, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright Beijing Met with President Jiang and senior Chinese officials. February 24, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Beijing Met with President Jiang and senior Chinese officials and made arrangements for President Clinton's state visit. April 29–May 1, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Xian, Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Hong Kong Accompanied President Clinton on a State Visit. June 25–July 3, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior Chinese officials. February 28–March 2, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior Chinese officials. June 22–23, 2000
Colin Luther Powell Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior officials July 28–29, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Shanghai Attended APEC Summit Meeting. October 17–21, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Beijing Accompanied President Bush. February 21–22, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Beijing Met with President Jiang Zemin and senior Chinese officials. February 23–24, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Beijing Met with President Hu and senior Chinese officials. October 24–25, 2004
Condoleezza Rice Beijing Met with President Hu, Premier Wen, and senior Chinese officials. March 20–21, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Beijing Met with President Hu, Foreign Minister Li and senior Chinese officials. July 9–10, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Beijing Accompanied President Bush. November 19–21, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Li. October 20–21, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Beijing Met with President Hu and Foreign Minister Yang. February 26, 2008
Condoleezza Rice Chengdu, Beijing Met with local officials and aid workers in Chengdu. Met with President Hu and senior officials. June 29–30, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Yang. February 20–21, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Beijing, Shanghai Accompanied President Obama. Dedicated the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo. November 16–18, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Shanghai, Beijing Visited the Shanghai 2010 Expo and attended a dinner for sponsors of the USA Pavilion. In Beijing, attended the second meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. May 21–26, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton Hainan Met with State Councilor Dai Bingguo. October 30, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton Hong Kong, Shenzhen Met with the Hong Kong Executive and Legislative Council, and with State Councilor Dai Bingguo in Shenzhen. July 25, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Beijing Attended the 4th joint meeting of the U.S.-China Economic and Strategic Dialogue and the 3rd U.S.-China High Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange. May 2–5, 2012
Hillary Rodham Clinton Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, and State Councilor Dai Bingguo. September 4–6, 2012
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Met with President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Liqiang, and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. April 13–14, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Met with President Xi Jinping, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and Premier Li Keqiang. Visited a joint venture plant. February 14–15, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Attended the Sixth Round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. July 8–10, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Attended the APEC Ministerial Meeting. November 7–8, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Accompanied President Obama. November 11–12, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Premier Li Keqiang, State Counselor Yang Jiechi, and President Xi Jingping. May 16–17, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Beijing Met with President Xi Jinping, Foreign Minister Wang Li, and State Councilor Jang Jiechi. January 27, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Beijing With Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, attended the 8th U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Also attended the 7th Annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange. June 5–8, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Hangzhou Attended the G-20 Summit Meeting with President Obama. September 3–6, 2016
Rex Wayne Tillerson Beijing Met with Xi Jinping, Foreign Minister Wang Yi and State Counselor Yang Jiechi. March 18–19, 2017