Clinton made the plea shortly
before leaving China, the final stop on a four-nation Asian tour that
also took her to Japan, Indonesia and South Korea, where she worked the
crowds to try to restore America's standing abroad.
In Beijing, she called on
authorities in Beijing to continue buying US Treasuries, saying it would
help jumpstart the flagging US economy and stimulate imports of Chinese
"By continuing to support
American Treasury instruments the Chinese are recognising our
interconnection. We are truly going to rise or fall together," Clinton
said at the US embassy here.