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𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐚'𝐬 𝐄𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐲 𝐢𝐬 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 China's economy, 30 years of explosive growth is making it the world's largest economy. In 2017, growth was $23.12 trillion, the largest in the world. Growth is making China a world economic leader.
(China is now the world's biggest producer of aluminum and steel. Its tech companies are market leaders. Huawei is the world's top cellular-equipment maker. It is quickly becoming a world leader in developing 5G technology. Lenovo is a world-class maker of personal computers. Xiaomi is one of China's top smartphone brands.)
𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐚'𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐠𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐜 China contains about 20 percent of the world's population. As its people get richer, companies venture to this market and tailor their products to Chinese tastes. How big is China’s market? They have a population of 1.3billion. Only 3.3 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, set at 2,300 yuan.
𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧 Billionaires and royals are rushing to learn Mandarin and teach their kids Mandarin. Former Australian Prime minister, Kevin Rudd; the successful entrepreneur, Mark Zuckerberg and the U.S. President Obama’s daughter, Malia Obama are taking Chinese as their second language. The study of the Chinese language opens the way to different important fields such as Chinese politics, economy, business opportunities, history or archaeology.
1. 𝐶ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑚𝑜𝑠𝑡 𝑤𝑖𝑑𝑒𝑙𝑦 𝑠𝑝𝑜𝑘𝑒𝑛 𝑙𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑢𝑎𝑔𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑 2. 𝐿𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛 𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑢𝑡 ℎ𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑦 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑓 𝐶ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑎 3. 𝑀𝑎𝑘𝑒 𝑓𝑟𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑑𝑠 𝑤𝑖𝑡ℎ 𝑑𝑖𝑓𝑓𝑒𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑡 𝑐𝑢𝑙𝑡𝑢𝑟𝑒𝑠 4. 𝐼𝑡 𝑖𝑠 𝑔𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝑓𝑜𝑟 𝑏𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑠 5. 𝐼𝑚𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑣𝑒 𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑖𝑐 𝑠𝑘𝑖𝑙𝑙𝑠
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𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐧𝐨𝐧-𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧 My student told me that foreigners in China speak Mandarin, the Chinese were not amazed when he spoke Mandarin to them. In 2010 alone, 750,000 people from around the world took the Official Chinese Proficiency Test. All these people from different industries, backgrounds are learning in hope to benefit from knowing the most widely spoken language in the world for personal reasons and business opportunities.