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  • Ambassador Speaks at Student Exchange Program

    Ambassador Speaks at Student Exchange Program

    On July 27th, Ambassador Baucus held a ceremony at the U.S. Embassy to thank the Bank of China for its support of student exchanges between the U.S. and China. Since 2011, nearly 200 Chinese and American students, from economically disadvantaged communities, received Bank of China help to study abroad.

  • 2015 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Achievements

    2015 U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Achievements

    The seventh round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, and the sixth round the U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange concluded in Washington, DC June 24.

  • U.S. Raises Flag in Havana

    U.S. Raises Flag in Havana

    Secretary Kerry (Aug 14): “This (is a) truly historic moment as we…raise the United States flag here at our embassy in Havana, symbolizing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations after 54 years.”

  • Presidential Trade Mission to China Promotes Clean Energy Cooperation

    Presidential Trade Mission to China Promotes Clean Energy Cooperation

    On April 16-17, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall led a trade delegation aimed at expanding U.S.-China clean energy cooperation. Representatives from twenty-five American companies joined the delegation to facilitate greater cooperation.


  • Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

    Nearly twenty years ago in the United States Senate, I voted against the Defense of Marriage Act for a simple reason: No law should deny the right of gay and lesbian Americans to marry the person they love. Today, by making marriage equality the law of the land, the Supreme Court reaffirmed one of our founding principles – and our highest ideal – that we are all created equal.

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  • Five Steps to study in the U.S.
    Five Steps to study in the U.S.

    EducationUSA presents a five-step approach for you to apply the U.S. schools. Anyone can independently and easily complete the applications. Watch the video to find out how! 

  • "Not So Far Apart" Photo Exhibition
    "Not So Far Apart" Photo Exhibition

    Chinese photographer Johnny Yuan and U.S. photographer Mark Curry present a photographic journey of USA and China. Mr. Yuan’s pictures display America through Chinese eyes, and Mr. Curry’s pictures display Canton through American eyes. Both photographers expertly capture the beauty in nature and local cultural life.  

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U.S. Citizen Services

  • U.S. Citizen Services

    To report an emergency involving a U.S. citizen, such as a serious medical issue, death, or arrest, please contact the American Citizen Services unit at:  (020) 3814-5775 from within China or (011-8620) 3814-5775 from the U.S.  American Citizen Services is unable to answer any visa-related inquiries.

    Our office is open on regular business days from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. China time.  After regular business hours, your call will be routed to an operator who will assist you in reaching our Emergency After Hours Duty Officer.  If you experience any difficulty in reaching the operator after hours, please call (010) 8531-4000 from within China  or (011-8610) 8531-4000 from the U.S.

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  • About the U.S.
    About the U.S.

    The United States consists of 50 states and Washington D.C. The last two States to join the Union were Alaska (49th) and Hawaii (50th). Both joined in 1959.

  • Educational Exchange

    The United States Embassy of China's educational and cultural exchanges foster mutual understanding between the U.S. and China through international educational and training programs.