“China has telescoped into one generation what other countries took centuries to achieve. No country (let alone one of continental proportions) has tried to accomplish so much in such a short time. China’s unique attempt to complete two transitions at once –from a command to a market economy and from a rural to an urban society—is without historical precedent.”
--The World Bank, China 2020: Development and Challenges in the New Century
“Nowhere in the world is there a market like this—nowhere. To me, the 21st century will be the Chinese century. China will change the economic balance of the world.”
--Guy McLeod, President, Airbus China
“U.S. Study Sees China as No. 1 Economy by 2030"
--THOM SHANKER, New York Times, December 10, 2012 (click here to read the article)
It is official: China is now No. 1 economy (December 4, 2014) Click to read this Market Watch article
Joseph J. Stiglitz:: Chinese Century (China Has Overtaken the U.S. as the World's Largest Economy)
"Take Chinese Creativity Seriously or Lose Out"
--John Howkins, Financial Times: December 15, 2013 (click here to read the article)