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Biden government will re-track but not reset China ties

Experts say more cooperation likely in some areas, but add dovish era over

For now, Biden’s China policy is likely to focus on strengthening multilateral pressure on Beijing to shore up American supremacy in key areas, experts say.    © Reuters

Joe Biden's election as the 46th president of the United States is set to reshape Washington's relationship with China, but is unlikely to bring a total about-face in ongoing tensions, multiple experts told Caixin.

In his first speech as the American president-elect on Saturday, Biden, a former vice president under Barack Obama, promised to unify and "heal" a deeply divided nation battling the deadly coronavirus pandemic, a precarious economic recovery, racial injustice and tempestuous foreign relations.

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