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Kerry has been in the Middle East since Thursday for shuttle diplomacy with Palestinian and Israeli leaders.
Shang said total excess reserves in the country's banking system totaled 1.5 trillion yuan.
China has the world's largest domestic tourism market and outbound Chinese tourists are the biggest spenders worldwide.
Obama also pledged to renegotiate an African trade pact to improve it for US businesses.
Obama arrived in South Africa on Friday evening on a three-day official visit aimed at boosting trade ties.
The Tamarod, or rebellion, movement says its goal is to oust President Mohamed Morsi, elected exactly a year ago, and hold new elections.
Y Abba Omar asks what is in store for South Africa and the US on the eve of President Obama’s visit to South Africa.
The president has announced the launch of an anti-corruption training programme for West Africa.