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Yet the odds seem stacked against any substantive resolution this week to the standoff between the world’s two biggest economies. Perhaps the best that might be hoped for, analysts say, is for the two sides to agree to keep talking. Also Read - Viral Video: Giraffe Dad Meets His Newborn Son For The First Time, Clip Will Melt Your Heart. Watch

The differences between Beijing and Washington are vast. Also Read - 5 Vastu Tips To Keep Lucky Bamboo At Home

The United States is essentially demanding that China downsize its aspiration to become a supreme world leader in such fields as robotics and electric cars.

“A comprehensive deal that fundamentally changes their system I don’t think that’s possible,” said Christopher Adams, a former US trade official. AP NSA

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