On March 14, 2017, Mayor Roberts of Charlotte and her delegation visited Center of China and Globalization (CCG). A formal discussion was held on the CCG operations, research achievements of CCG in Sino-US relationship, new US administration and policy, and financial and trade cooperations between China and US.

Mayor Roberts indicated that Charlotte will attract more China investment. She appreciated the presentation from CCG and expressed interest in further cooperation and improving relationship between Charlotte North Carolina and China.