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Britain should continue to give development assistance to China despite the phenomenal growth in prosperity which has seen the Far Eastern giant overtake the UK and Germany to become the world's third largest economy, MPs have said.
Inequality is wider than in any of the OECD countries, with the richest 10% of the population enjoying 35% of total income, while the poorest 10% has less than 2%.
"We have prepared enough ammunition and we can launch new economic stimulus policies at any time." Opening the annual session of the National People's Congress nine days ago, Mr Wen had said that this year would be the most difficult China has faced this century.
Originally posted by xmotexStill, I'm not sure why the UK is sending aid to a country that is rapidly becoming an economic superpower, it does seem strange.