The Rise and Fall of Modern Empires

“Based on current trends China’s economy will overtake America’s in purchasing power terms within the next few years. The US is now no longer the world’s sole economic superpower and indeed its share of world output (on a PPP basis) has slipped below the 20% level which we have seen was a useful sign historically of a single dominant economic superpower. In economic terms we already live in a bi-polar world. Between them the US and China today control over a third of world output (on a PPP basis).”

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Sourcehttp://www.businessinsider.com/chart-rise-and-fall-of-modern-empires-2014-9#ixzz3DK8aOkB5

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