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A bill passed by US Senate puts pressure on China's yuan

The US Senate has approved legislation intended to punish China for keeping the value of its currency artificially low.

The Bill would impose extra duties on imports from China and other countries allegedly doing the same thing.

China has called the vote a serious breach of World Trade Organisation rules which will affect relations between the two countries, but the American Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, said it reflects the frustration felt by many Americans.

The BBC's Rico Hizon was spoke to the BBC's Martin Patience to find out more.