The Chinese economy has been booming in the past few decades. From 1970 to 2015, China’s GDP rose rapidly from 4.1% to 15.6%. Chinese GDP at 10.98 trillion USD (as of 2015) contributes to 21.2% of world GDP in 2015 and grew at an average rate of 7.3% for the past 3 years. The “Made […]
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Since the 2008 financial crisis, Emerging Market (EM) economies have been the major drive of economic growth; however, the engine behind the growth is beginning to sputter. Of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) who contribute 20% of global GDP, Brazil and Russia are both in recession while China has experienced dramatic […]