There are some fun financial/economic sidelights… and some confused elites:
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Interestingly, Chinese business seems to have really changed its views of what China’s economy will be all about in 20 years:
While US debt barely registers on the Chinese public consciousness:
Not that they think it’s very safe:
As if on cue, Reuters revealed on Monday that the People’s Bank of China has achieved direct-bidder status in US Treasury auctions.
China to US: we hate you – FT Alphaville (2009)