The Financial Times has a totally awesome graphics department. Check out this beauty, showing various aspects of China’s economic shift:


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Global economy: When China sneezes
FT reporters, October 17, 2012

Category: Digital Media, Economy

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3 Responses to “When China Sneezes . . .”

  1. JimRino says:

    Interesting. But, I’d say the Chinese slump started and was caused by the Austerity Drive in Britain and Europe. The Koch Funded nuts put Europe into a second recession, and China had nowhere to go but down as demand collapsed.

  2. 873450 says:

    FT article:
    ” … slogan from Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward campaign that exhorted the masses to “overtake Britain and match America” in steel production. … China now produces seven times more steel than the UK and the US combined, and accounts for nearly half of global output of the metal.”

    Yes, but we are exceptional and they are not.

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