The United States has had the world’s biggest economy for 140 years, but the IMF now ranks China as the world’s largest economy according to GDP per capita.
SCMP, a Chinese newspaper, examined the differences between the two economies in this Infographic (size: 1MB) by Dennis Wong.
Source: Dennis Wong in South China Morning Post
In 2014, China took the edge over the US in foreign direct investment (FDI), a feat that no country has been able to achieve since the US took hold in 2003. – WSJ
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And this rise is not new. China is only retaking its long-held economic superpower position over centuries. Check this one-minute video, above, by The Economist London.
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One recent indicator of the above: According to the Forbes 2016 ranking of world’s biggest public companies, four of world’s six biggest public companies are Chinese:
2 China Construction Bank
3 Agricultural Bank of China
6 Bank of China
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China’s GDP growth 1980-2015. Source: BBC
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6 September: The new Fortune Global 500 is out. It shows a shift in the world’s business landscape. Three of top 4 Fortune-500 firms are now Chinese.
2 State Grid
3 China National Petroleum
4 Sinopec Group
23 October 2016: China’s GDP, GDP PPP, GDP growth 1980-2020. Source: Knoema
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China🇨🇳’s exports to the world:
1985: $27 billion
1995: $148 billion
2005: $761 billion
2015: $2.3 trillion
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