China vs. India: Which is Winning the Race to Superpower Status?

China vs. India: Which is Winning the Race to Superpower Status?

These 2 Asian giants and rivals are the 2 most populous countries in the world, while one has either become or is fast-becoming a superpower, the other has similar ambition. Let us look at how both of these two countries are doing based on indices obtained from the Spectator Index.

China vs India: Head-to-Head Comparison

Population
China: 1.4 billion

India: 1.34 billion

GDP, 2017

China: $11.9 trillion

India: $2.4 trillion

Exports, 2016

China: $2060 billion

India: $257 billion

GDP per capita, 2017

China: $8580

India: $1850

GDP growth, 2017

China: 6.8%

India: 6.5%

It seems China trumps India on many fronts. However, some may argue that India is a democracy (the largest one in the world) and China is an authoritarian state and that because of this, long term, India should do better. We believe this is subjective and only time will tell whether or not those who are of this view are correct.

On a final note, which do you prefer: Chinese movies or Bollywood movies? Let us know by dropping a comment.

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