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Yellen’s visit to Beijing aims to heal rifts over a daunting array of China-US antagonisms

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By JOE McDONALD
AP Business Writer

BEIJING (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is visiting Beijing as part of efforts to revive U.S.-Chinese relations that are at their lowest level in decades due to disputes over technology, security and other irritants. Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met in November and agreed to improve relations. But neither government has shown willingness to make major policy changes. China’s Finance Ministry on Friday said it was hoping for “win-win results” from Yellen’s visit. It follows one by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who met with Xi last month in an encounter that lasted just 30 minutes. Here’s a look at some areas of contention.

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