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The RACE to be No.1 - The contenders! [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2012-7-2 12:24:53 |Display all floors
This is the GREATEST MEDIA event in the globe today.
The BATTLE to be the No.1.

The three main contenders are UNITED STATES, EUROPEAN UNION <monetary union states> and CHINA.
Basically the KING and the QUEENS of the world!
The JACKS are the RUSSIAN FEDERATION, BRAZIL and the BRITISH CLUB.

The RACE is getting "interesting" as the CONTENDERS of the race are making all kinds of "arrangements" in technology, economic, resources, food, military advances with various alliances, collorations and exemptions.

We'll do some simple comparisons, and try to gain an idea the progress of each BLOC or EMPIRE.

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The UNITED STATES, EUROPEAN UNION & CHIINA are the three leading Empire or Bloc in our contemporary world today!

Let's do some comparative study on the relative POWER of the three!

LAND AREA.
China, USA, European Union occupies the "productive Latitudes" of between 20deg to 40deg in the globe.

China & USA.png

The China mainland is the largest of the 3 powers.
China has approximately 10 million square km2 of land, while the
United States has approximately 9.8 million square km2 (and about
9.4 million square km2 mainland)

Eurozone.jpg

The EUROZONE land mass is approximately 3 million square km2.
When you add the Protectorates of the European powers <basically Francophone Africa>,
the total land mass grows to approximately 7-8 million km2.

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Eurozone people.png

There are approximately 360 million people in the EUROZONE.
The big four states are GERMANY, FRANCE, ITALY and SPAIN. The minor states
are many and mostly have below 10 million citizens!

It was NUMERO UNO in GNP in 2008, when the EURO value peaked. Now the
Euro is traded at US$1.2 approximately.

China\'s people.jpg

China has a population of 1,350 million. The PPP income should be US$15 trillion
and matches the United State in 2012.  However with the currency is valued at Rmb 6.3
to the dollar, making the nominal value probably less than US$10 trillion.

Life has improved by "leaps and bounds" since 1999 for China. The per capita income
nearly quadruple in the period to the year 2012.

American people.jpg

The people of the United States totals 310 million. The fear of being overtaken
economically is probably the main driving force for it's foreign policies.

It has two routes to undertake. Either to cause downsizing in the rival states or
creating a bigger income gap via introduction of new durables and economic
transformation. It seems to have take steps for both routes

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Arable land in China.jpg

Approximately 15% of the land area is cultivated with another 20% odd land
area suitable for livestock grazing. China is the world's largest producer of grain.
Some 550 million tonnes of grain is annually produced, while some 200 million
tonnes of various commodity crops are produced on the land.

In order to maximized crop production to feed it's large population, China
increased it's SOYA BEAN imports <to increase corn hectarage> and is in the
process of increasing TOMATO, CHILLI, FRUIT hectarage <at the expense of dry crop hectarage>

Arable land in usa.jpg

The United States is the world's second largest producer of grain. It has
devoted some 18% of arable land, and about 15% for livestock grazing. Some
400 million tonnes of grain is produced with another 100 million tonnes of
various commodity crops are produced on the land. <Tomatoes being a major
crop>

Eurozone arable land.jpg

The EUROZONE has some 44% of land dedicated to agriculture. Approximately
80% of this is for grain and commodity crops. That's about 135 mil hectares, quite
similar figure compared to the United States and China.<it appears>. Grain production
appears to be in region of 220 million tonnes <mostly wheat at 140mil tonnes, and barley
at 60 mil tonnes> with 40 milliion tonnes of other commodities crops.

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Urbanization Eurozone.jpg

Eurozone countries are approximately 75% urbanized. Europeans
are fond of URBAN VILLAGE atmosphere and traditional architecture. It's
sometimes hard to define URBAN or RURAL in the Eurozone.

The level of development is high, and even RURAL URBAN VILLAGE have
all the facilities available in the CITIES, TOWNS. The quality of life in EUROZONE
Urban Village is very high, better than the conditions in USA or China.

Migrant workers is approximately 5% of the population or 18 to 20 million!
Mostly North Africans, Eastern Europeans, Russians and Turkish people.

usa urbanization.jpg

The United States is 80% urbanized. American Urban centres
are of two types, delipitated in the old industrial north east, and
Great Lakes cities to pleasantly landscaped, with great suburban
satellites.

The migrant population is approximately 10% of the population or
almost 26 to 35 million. Mostly Hispanics, European and Asians.

Urbanization China.png

In China, the urbanization is slightly over 50%. The designs of the
cities are uniquely different with a BAZAAR pedestrian shopping
district and a DOWNTOWN CBD office district.

There is a large MIGRANT population. Almost 220 million strong and
mostly from rural China, Central, Sichuan and North east regions. That;s
equal to some 16% of the population. <which could become it's future
urban community once a new hukou is established>. There
is a growing population of Africans too, it appears, in Guangdong!

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