Will China dominate global trade? CHINA
How did China become the second largest economy irn the world? .
K LINE CHINA SHIPPING China primarily derives its economic strength from trade.
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840,00 1835,00 1830,00 1825,00 1820,00 1815,00 When China ascended to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, its exports accounted for approximately 20 percent of China's GDP. 1795,00 22:00
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Economic Belt China's trillion dollar project Belt Road Initiative Maritime Road
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Looks like the BRI is China's way of leveraging power to become a global leader by taking control over global trade