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May 08, 2007

China's economy

A pdf discussing China's statistics

Here is a pdf from Carlsten Holz that examines different China economic growth projections

The World Trade Organization data shows that China surpassed the USA in terms of trade in 2006.

China's global trade exceeded $1.758 trillion at the end of 2006.[12]. It first broke the 1 trillion mark ($1.15 trillion) in 2004, more than doubling from 2001. At the end of 2004, China became the world's third largest trading nation behind the United States and Germany [13]. The trade surplus however was stable at $30 billion. (>40 billion in 1998, <30 billion in 2003). China's primary trading partners include Japan, U.S., South Korea, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Russia, and The Netherlands. According to U.S. statistics, China had a trade surplus with the U.S. of $170 billion in 2004, more than doubling from 1999. Wal-Mart, the United States' largest retailer, is China's 7th largest export partner, just ahead of the United Kingdom. Out of the 5 busiest ports in the world, 3 are in China.


An article that makes a case for China's performance being exaggerated and that India will be close to catching China in 2025

World Bank analysis of China successes against poverty

Economic data by the regions in China

Projections of China, US, EU and OECD economies until 2030

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