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Originally posted by Johnze
Cant really stres enough though how much there lack of infrastructure and poverty holds them back. Slippery slope that though, having to go to the IMF for one of there super best friend of the empire loans. And people wonder why Chinas doors are shut.
Originally posted by DrumsRfun
I am scratching my head.
After the outsourcing of American jobs to other countries,what does America have left to sell??
China is the leader in car production and electronics,what else can America sell them besides more American outsourcing of jobs??
Edit to add.....I guess they can sell the water.edit on 19-1-2011 by DrumsRfun because: (no reason given)
Just imagine the culture shock it will be for their populace when its finally able to travel abroad on mass and mingle with the rest of the planet....
TOP TWENTY TOURIST-GENERATING COUNTRIES
Oct-10 YEAR-TO-DATE (YTD) 2010
NUMBER OF % NUMBER OF %
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ARRIVALS CHANGE RANK COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ARRIVALS CHANGE
CANADA 1,544,746 12.0 1 CANADA 17,189,574 11.4
MEXICO 1,128,310 0.5 2 MEXICO 11,064,027 8.8
UNITED KINGDOM 423,961 5.3 3 UNITED KINGDOM 3,293,279 -0.5
JAPAN 278,266 9.7 4 JAPAN 2,847,453 17.5
GERMANY 195,303 5.9 5 GERMANY 1,492,811 3.1
FRANCE 135,471 19.8 6 FRANCE 1,153,478 10.6
BRAZIL 116,255 28.6 7 BRAZIL 955,435 35.8
KOREA, SOUTH 91,134 71.4 8 KOREA, SOUTH 934,079 52.2
AUSTRALIA 82,311 18.7 9 AUSTRALIA 748,731 25.7
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (EXCL HONG KONG) 69,389 56.7 10 PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (EXCL HONG KONG) 689,254 55.2
INTERNATIONAL VISITATION UP EIGHT PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER 2010
SPENDING AT $11.7 BILLION FOR THE MONTH
The U.S. Department of Commerce announces that 5.1 million international visitors traveled to the United States in September 2010, an increase of eight percent compared to September 2009. September 2010 registers the 12th straight month of increases in U.S. arrivals. For the first nine months of 2010, 45.3 million international visitors traveled to the United States, an 11 percent increase compared to the same period in 2009.
INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SPENDING
International visitors spent $11.7 billion in September 2010, 11 percent more than in September 2009. September 2010 marks the ninth consecutive month of growth in U.S. travel and tourism-related exports. In the first nine months of 2010, visitors spent 100.0 billion, up 11 percent compared to the same period in 2009.
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Originally posted by vkturbo
reply to post by SLAYER69
Maybe you should look at what America imports and see how the numbers sit. Someone said here they need coal I can tell you now they will buy whatever they need maybe even lead the world in green energy with the technology advances they are having and now they are playing with the big boys.