Originally Posted by MACH1
20 years ago china didn't have use over a barrel like they do now and they weren't as near developed as they are now.
Other than that I don't think there was enough foresight to see these other county's developing like they are with the demand for oil.
sure. they've grown because of western consumption of their manufactured products. now that the economies of the west are in the crapper , their economy will follow because nobody is buying their junk. chicken / egg. (US consumer = chicken...china's manufacturing = egg ) take the chicken away , there is no new eggs
they took our jobs , but they also took our pay checks.