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Sino-American Trade Relations in the Lead-up to the 2016 US Presidential Election

“November’s upcoming US presidential election could have a clear impact on economic and trade relations between the US and China. Despite this – and even with the China-bashing rhetoric already in play – Sino-US relations are not expected to undergo any major changes in direction in the months ahead. The Obama administration has generally emphasised co-operation over confrontation in its dealings with the mainland. This has seen it opt to conduct such dealings through a number of bi-lateral channels, including the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) and the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). It does, however, remain committed to ensuring the vigorous enforcement of US trade laws, and is expected to pursue multi-faceted policies in order to address various trade-related issues. “

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