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US-China relations in election spotlight

Ramping up rhetoric appears to be a vote-winner, but may lead to diplomatic problems.
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2012 08:23

One issue making a regular appearance in the US presidential campaign is the country's relationship with China.

Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have blamed what they call "unfair" Chinese practices for "stealing" American jobs.

But what effect will this rhetoric have on the US-China relationship, once the battle for the White House is over?

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports.

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