The perspectives from East and West

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The IMF and the World Bank are holding their annual meetings in Washington, with Western economies once more staring into the financial abyss. On the Today programme I spoke to BBC Business Editor Robert Peston, who is currently in China, and discussed the different ways in which American and Chinese business people see the present economic situation.