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Economy of China
GDP: $18.976 trillion (GDP (PPP) 2015 est.) (1st)
Export Value: $2,270,000,000,000 (2015 est.) (1)
Import Value: $1,596,000,000,000 (2015 est.) (3)
Labor Force: 806,498,521 (2014)
Interest Rate: 4.35 %% (2017)
Inflation Rate: 2.3 %% (2017)
Unempl. Rate: 4.05 %%

Economic history of China (1949–present) - Wikipedia


China's economic system before the late-1990s, with state ownership of certain industries and ... The economy had progressed in major ways since 1949, but after four to five decades experts in C...

What was the major burden to the growth of China's economy ...


The major cause of growth in the workforce was increased immigration. Most people who came to America were unskilled laborers wanting to live the American ...

China's Rise to Global Economic Superpower | The Huffington Post


Feb 2, 2015 ... China's economic growth performance over the last 30 years has impressed ... in economic ranking of GDP in the foreseeable future largely due to catch-up of ... military burden which does not feedback to economic growth while China ... The second major influence that explains China's good fortune is its ...

China's Environmental Crisis - Council on Foreign Relations


Jan 18, 2016 ... China's mounting environmental crisis is endangering the pace of its economic ... of many of its major cities fails to meet international health standards. ... years lower than in the south due to air pollution (life expectancy in China is ... More recently, amid waning economic growth, leaders in Beijing appear ...

Next The Economist explains: Why China's economy is slowing


Mar 11, 2015 ... CHINA has cut its growth target for 2015 to 7%, which would be the slowest expansion in more than two decades. ... But the slowdown is cause for concern. ... financial crisis but also saddled it with a heavy repayment burden.

China - Pollution - Environment - The New York Times


Aug 26, 2007 ... 25 — No country in history has emerged as a major industrial power ... poses not only a major long-term burden on the Chinese public but also an ... Pollution has made cancer China's leading cause of death, the Ministry of Health says. ... Reining in economic growth to alleviate pollution may seem logical, ...

China's Population Expansion and Its Causes during the Qing ... - LSE


Keywords: Economic Growth, Demography, Household Incomes, Market Prices, .... below 60 million, regardless of two major increases in the empire's territory during the ... place under a mindset described as, 'the Chinese are useless to our cause, ..... percent of the peak of the Ming (as of 1542).40 The Qing tax burden per ...

The path to sustainable growth in China | Brookings Institution


Apr 22, 2015 ... In testimony to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Eswar Prasad discusses China's progress toward economic reform, sustainable growth, and ... partly due to some unexpected political turmoil in the lead-up to the ... A major objective laid out in the twelfth five-year plan was to ...

Economic burden of smoking in China, 2000


The adverse health effects of smoking constitute a huge economic burden to the ... of the economic burden caused by cigarette smoking and update the estimates for the costs ... Three major categories of smoking‐related diseases were considered: ..... However, if we assume the growth rate in China will be reduced to 5% ...