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China's 'dual-circulation' model not a short-term response to COVID-19, U.S. frictions: adviser

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks are seen on an overpass in front of a residential building in Beijing, China August 11, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s new “dual circulation” economic strategy proposed by President Xi Jinping is not a short-term measure to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic or frictions with the United States, an adviser to cabinet said on Tuesday.

Lin Yifu made the remarks during a news briefing in Beijing.

Reporting by Kevin Yao; writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Kim COghill

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