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What a Biden victory means for China

Beijing must seize the opportunity to stabilize relations with Washington

| China
Joe Biden pulls off his face mask to speak about the results of the U.S. presidential election in Wilmington, Delaware, on Nov. 4: we can expect that U.S.-China competition will henceforth be in steadier hands.   © Reuters

Professor Huang Jing is dean at the Institute of International and Regional Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University.

While Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, it would be wishful thinking that there would be any dramatic improvement in relations between Washington and Beijing, which have deteriorated steadily since Donald Trump came to power.

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