Impact on India-China relationship President Hu Jiao’s visit to Washington DC was more ceremonial than substantive, however, this was a necessary visit The Obama administration laid out scintillating reception at the white house, topped with a grand banquet, with all the known celebrities in attendance. The visit was symbolic and both the leaders intent on making it a success. $45 billion worth of business deals were signed; the Chinese will now buy American goods and commodities, in the process thereof, creating over 300,000 new jobs in America. President Obama took up soft issues like human rights, whereas, the congress took up the contentious issue of the Chinese currency, visa-a-vis the dollar, which ipso facto makes the export of America goods and commodities to China cheaper than it should senate leaders to raise other controversial issues with the Chinese leader, and Hu Jintao assured the congress that they would take close look at them. Another important promise the Us president extracted from the Chinese leader was that American companies will participate in any business deal or contract on a level playing field with their Chinese counterparts.