From new high-rise offices overlooking the waterfronts of Beijing and Shanghai, U.S. banks are expanding their networks in China barely five decades after they were abruptly forced out by the Communist takeover.

The country with the world's largest population-1.2 billion-is experiencing strong economic growth and has a voracious need for outside capital and a Communist government more willing to work with western capitalists.

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