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Made in USA: Americans fight back over Chinese imports

As Chinese President Hu Jintao meets his American counterpart Barack Obama in Washington, many Americans are worried about the dominance of Chinese trade in their country. They fear that the yuan is undervalued, meaning that US exports struggle to break into the Chinese markets, while imports from China are cheap to bring in and are in abundance. Yet some consumers are starting to fight back.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Nathan KING , Emmanuel SAINT-MARTIN

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