Skip to comments.Chinese manufacturing output surpassed US manufacturing output in 2010
Posted on 07/13/2012 1:58:32 PM PDT by moonshot925
I made this graph based on data from the United Nations.
2010 was the first year that Chinese manufacturing output surpassed US manufacturing output.
There is no data available for 2011 or 2012 yet.
We’d better hope that the Japanese and Germans stay on our side.
Macau and Hong Kong are not included in the figure for China.
I was in Walmart today and noticed that all of the Chanellock brand pliers (with blue grips) are marked “Fiercely made in Meadville, PA” on the packaging. I bought a pair of diagonal cable cutters; they’re etched “Made in U.S.A.”
I think a better packaging idea would be "No Communist slave labor was used in the manufacturing of this product, Made in the Good old USA".
Notice the skyrocketing China manufacturing output. China needs to be stopped.
It’s doubling every 5 years. I don’t see how they can maintain that pace.
Thank you for posting the Output per U.S. Worker chart.
It is much more important than the total manufacturing output. After all, the population of China greatly exceeds that of the U.S. and the number of people they employ to match our manufacturing output is huge because their productivity per worker is a fraction of that shown in your chart for the U.S. worker.
The problem is WHAT we manufacture. We no longer manufacture the things needed to support the military in a war of attrition. Steel being the main thing. China produces more steel than the rest of the world combined. THe US can recruit and train troops and sailors in a very short time. You just can’t build a steel mill overnight...
We are SLEEPING.
This does not seem very good at all.
It can’t, because the slave wages being paid in China is no longer sustaining the populace. There are a lot of protests these days over wages.
China’s population is more than 4 times that of the United States (1.3 billion.) So, Chinese production is about 1/4 that of the U.S. per capita. Not much to brag about — still a developing country.
A war with who?
We have 14 ballistic missile submarines.
Each one carries 24 SLBMs with 96 thermonuclear warheads.
Just one of these submarines could completely devastate China.
A war with China would be thermonuclear, not conventional.
The fact that Chinese production is now tops in the world only goes one way.
We need to stop arming China. This is bad.
Oh, it’s really nothing...just a bunch of tin foil hat types being paranoid again.
We know China is still a backwater country, with it’s people barely able to find enough shovels to dig trenches.
Yep, we know that. Yes we do. We’re not fooled - we know that they’re just cooking their books to look like an industrial power - they’re not really anything to worry about. Naa.
(typical FReeper attitude as little as two years ago)
Record profits and more productivity per worker. Yet, income per worker is barely keeping up with inflation thanks to global wage arbitrage.
China may well be the largest producer, but the U.S. does still produce steel. The plants are there, they're running, and production could be increased if needed.
Disagree. Hitler had massive amounts of gas and v-2 rockets to deliver it. Up until the end he never gave the order. When both sides have nukes it will be conventional. Ever been in a fist fight? Ever thought about punching your opponent in the nads? No, You know why that thought never crosses your mind even though it is a sure winning move? Because as he is losing his fight due to your below the belt punch he might have enough energy to punch you there too. That is why that NEVER seems to happen.
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