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Is China the world's largest economy?

( Updated: 2014-10-14 08:11

HappyAtavism (US)

As an American, I'm neither surprised nor worried that China has surpassed the US in PPP. Also consider that with four times the population, the Chinese PPP/capita, which is the best measure of the average person's prosperity, there is still quite a gap. Nevertheless, I congratulate the Chinese people on the spectacular growth, and I hope it continues.

Is China the world's largest economy?

A Chinese worker rests in front of a stack of coiled steel rods on a quay in Qingdao city, east Chinas Shandong province on August 8, 2014.

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