China aims to beat the United States in terms of GDP growth


Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked officials to ensure that the country’s economic growth exceeds that of the United States this year, despite the negative economic impacts of China’s zero-tolerance approach. covid-19.

In response to Xi’s call to accelerate growth, Chinese government agencies are discussing plans to speed up major construction projects, especially in manufacturing, technology, energy and food sectors , as well as to issue coupons to individuals to stimulate consumer spending, the Wall Street Newspaper reports.

The US economy overtook the Chinese economy in the fourth quarter of 2021, growing 5.5% year-on-year compared to 4.0% for China. It was the first time in 20 years that the US economy grew faster than the Chinese economy, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Asia is home to a third of the world’s population and nearly a billion of its people have been lifted out of poverty over the past decade thanks to globalization and mass industrialization. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, China should have 221 cities with more than one million inhabitants by 2025. That same year, the urban economy should generate more than 90% of Chinese consumption. GDP.

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