China's economy to overtake US in next four years, says OECD

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Nov 9 2012, 10:00:01

China's economy will be biggest in world by end of 2016, says leading international thinktank

Developing world to eclipse west as balance of power shifts

China will overtake the US in the next four years to become the largest economy in the world, says a leading international thinktank.

The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said China's economy will be larger than the combined economies of the eurozone countries by the end of this year, and will overtake the US by the end of 2016.

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