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The world’s largest economy: China or the United States?

  1. mcdruid
    June 23, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    The International Comparison Program, which is the one that measures PPP, specifically states that you can not directly compare different countries. Specifically, it calls out the US and China, saying that the comparison may be off by 15%.
    So the correct answer is “nobody knows.”

  2. rjw
    June 23, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    honestly, you have to wonder why they call it the ” international comparisons program” then

  3. blocke the
    June 24, 2016 at 9:17 am

    Haushofer, said that those who control the Heartland, dominate the world, by Heartland he meant the Eurasian continent. Chinas Road and Belt development strategy, in which the US plays no part, works to establish China’s control over this vast area. If it succeeds, which is going to be the biggest economy China or the US?

  4. Halil
    June 24, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    There is no doubt that Producing 20bn US$ GDP based on PPPs together with roughly 1.3bn population makes china the biggest economy in the world. But Considering lack of “soft power” it needs some time to become absolute power …

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