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Old 12th Jun 2022, 08:53
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OvertHawk
 
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Originally Posted by etudiant View Post
If China makes most of your goods, you're in a weak position. That is the case for both the Us and for Europe.
If you are dependent on "the West" to buy all the stuff you make and will be financially wrecked if they stop then you are in a weak position.

Give it a year or two and The West can build new supply chains for its phones, iPads and microchips in friendlier countries. It will be a tough couple of years but we'll manage

China won't be able to find another "West" to sell the Trillions of dollars worth of stuff it produces to. So it won't be able to buy oil and wheat. That will be more than uncomfortable.



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