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      06-28-2007, 07:22 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by ehhhwik View Post
I disagree with that jounalist, all of these expansion and growth in China's economy was already been forseen by Deng Xiao Ping (Chinese leader after Mao Zhi Dong) and he basically said that a small group of people in China must get rich in order to drive the country onto a middle class, modern society and to remain a communist state with economical reforms

Don't forget, China is still a country that is majority peasants, but the urban population is also growing very very fast, so it will take sometime in order for China's major population to be considered to the western world "middle class"
Exactly.
I am in Beijing right now, and it is still changing rapidly (I was here about 40 days ago and noticed difference), but yes, it will take some time for the whole country to catch up...