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FACTBOX-Key political risks to watch in the United States

Disruption to complex U.S. relations with China can move bonds, currencies, stocks and commodities globally. Beijing is the biggest single holder of U.S. Treasuries, with around $900 billion of them. Some in Washington have long feared that China could dump the bonds because of a political dispute, say over Taiwan, bringing prices tumbling down. But that would be counterproductive to China and is seen as unlikely.
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