View Full Version : China now consumes more agricultural and industrial goods than the US, a survey says.

17-02-2005, 07:25:47
The sleeping tiger awakes. Say, "Goodbye", to Western dominance in your lifetime. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4272577.stm)

17-02-2005, 07:30:29
That's only because I'm here.

17-02-2005, 08:17:28
You're Resource Consumer ! :eek:

Dyl Ulenspiegel
17-02-2005, 08:25:27
Hardly surprising with basic materials and consumer goods. Overall, China has reached maybe 30-50 % of US or EU output.

17-02-2005, 08:32:02
Ah we've got lots more to sell China then :) Except that they can probably produce things cheaper, considering wage rates.

Dyl Ulenspiegel
17-02-2005, 09:04:27
Typical asian food chain, just on an even larger scale than Japan, Taiwan etc...

17-02-2005, 11:27:29
can't we just invade them and declare them part of the American Empire? Then they can't outgrow us.