FILE - In this July 18, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, second from left, shakes hands with visiting U.N. delegates during his meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, ... more 
FILE - In this July 18, 2012 file photo, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, second from left, shakes hands with visiting U.N. delegates during his meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, unseen, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The world's two biggest economies are entering the final stages of political campaigns to pick their national leaders. While American candidates wage loud, rah-rah campaigns with a clear timetable as they head toward the Nov. 6 presidential election, China hasn’t even announced the date for this fall’s Communist Party congress that will appoint the next top leader to replace outgoing Hu Jintao - a post widely expected to go to Vice President Xi Jinping. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan, Pool, File) less 
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