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China vs. America: How Do the Two Compare?

Government bank account Current account balance, 2010 est. Population July 2010 est GDP growth Q3 2010 China has a surplus of $272.5bn the world's largest 1,330m 9.6% Diplomacy Pollution Co2 emissions in 2009 Embassies, consulates and missions 7.7bn US has a current account deficit of $561bn the world's largest tonnes 289 251 Military personnel Active armed 5.4bn tonnes 2.2m forces 2.6% GDP 310m per capita 1.6m 2009 $45,989.18 $3,744.36 Exports 2011 CHINA $1,506bn Social 200m media Facebook/ Qzone users worldwide 31 Jan 2009 500m US $1,270bn $3.6tm 4.3% 11.5 Sinopec $187.5bn $15tn Market capitalisation 36 51 Jan 2011 9.4% Sport Gold medals in Unemployment China = Sept 2009 est. 500 556 2008 Olympics 1,346 Internet Education $10.9bn OECD reading in school score hosts Per 1,000 pop Wal-Mart Film $408.2bn industry Value/US ticket sales Top brand Revenue SOURCES: CIA, DECO, EIA, SS, WORLD FED OF EXCHANGES, FORTUNE TOP S00, ECONOMIST, TENCENT

China vs. America: How Do the Two Compare?

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Perhaps the most extreme contrast we found was in the current account balance of the two countries, which showed that the US has been growing the world's largest deficit burden, while China has been r...


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