Found this so much patronizing and crap..its not a case of us being dependent as they like to think, China has relied on and been dependent on us over
the years for its cheap ore and minerals..we sold to them when no one else would and at a great fiscal loss. With their adventures inside Africa they
will only need more of what we have if they are to complete their objectives there..not less..and I am damned if we ought to begin trade deals on our
It remains we have the 'goods' and the means to guarantee production, we have the people and capacity. We are the simplest most accessible mineral and
ore deposit source in the region. The cost of buying from other places would have been quadruple what we charged them and we owe them nothing. To buy
what they will need in Africa from any other source will cost them dearly financially. So the sooner our politicians get off their knees and see that
we are actually in a position of some power when it comes to mineral exports and stop acting like subservient dogs, the sooner we can untwist the
Chinese puzzle they've got both fingers plugged into the sooner we can do away with idiot viewpoints like this. If China ceases to buy..so be
it..their loss, there are other markets and potential growth sites such as India etc..and with most other sources drying up or in civil chaos and so
unable to guarantee production, we are in a prime position for negotiations.
This article just revealed the contempt China holds us in, has always held us in....more paternal bull#...and if I had my way we'd not trade with them
a country that has been around for thousands of years and gave the world 4 of its greatest inventions; gun powder, paper, printing (including paper
money) and the compass have decided finally, after many, many years of disrespect and exploitation by the west to humble one of their allies.
it must be scary to be a western leader and know china could destroy your very ability to make money and holds your wealth at its mercy.
and not be able to do anything about it but try to hold off the inevitable.
world 4 of its greatest inventions; gun powder, paper, printing (including paper money)
gun powder, vs Atomic Bomb,,check,,
paper,vs,,hold it papire? is Egyption invention ,,check,,(propaganda)
printing vs Guttenberg,,ya ok,, check,,
including paper money,,,which basically is just that,,paper,,as in Tiger.,,,,check.
Australia will do what it and many other smaller nations do in similar situations, play one off against the other. If these two titans do come to
blows there will be a lot more to worry about then your next pay check.
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