CHINA: OVERTAKES JAPAN TO BECOME 2ND WORLD ECONOMY

Pubblicato il 16 agosto 2010 16:45 | Ultimo aggiornamento: 16 agosto 2010 16:45

China has officially overtaken Japan and is now the second world economy after the USA. China’s leap ahead took place during the second quarter (April-June). Data published by Tokyo today says that Japan’s six-monthly GDP was 2,578 billion dollars, as against China’s 2,532, but during the second quarter China’s GDP hit 1,336 billion, compared with Japan’s 1,288 billion.