Summary of China Counting

Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.

China Counting book summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans

Rating

7 Overall

7 Importance

5 Innovation

8 Style


Recommendation

China is on track to become the world’s most powerful economy, and it will probably hold that status for a long time. To understand this juggernaut, turn to expert Sinologists Alex Mackinnon and Barnaby Powell. Their book may not be terribly original, but it examines modern-day China from multiple important perspectives. getAbstract recommends this book to those who want to understand the economic reality of China today and in the future – beyond the cardboard cutout that Western politicians routinely wheel out to scare their constituents.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to evaluate China’s current status in world affairs,
  • What China’s leadership wants and
  • How China plans to achieve its goals.
 

About the Authors

Alex Mackinnon is an organizational consultant with management experience in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Barnaby Powell is the former director of the Asia Invest Program for the European Commission.

 

Summary

China on the March
China is ascending, while the West is in apparent decline. China is assuming control of world trade, along with a notable portion of the globe’s resources. Now the world’s primary banker, and eventually its dominant economy, China basically subsidizes the West. China...

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

China’s Future
China’s Future
7
On China
On China
9
The Third Revolution
The Third Revolution
8
Great Powers, Grand Strategies
Great Powers, Grand Strategies
6
The End of the Asian Century
The End of the Asian Century
8
The Invention of Enterprise
The Invention of Enterprise
7

Related Channels

Comment on this summary