China on China: Episode 8 – The Comeback

After centuries of Western dominance, the world’s center of economic and political weight is shifting eastward. In just 30 years, China has risen from long-standing poverty to being the second largest economy in the world – faster than any other country in history. What China says and does is therefore of great importance to the entire world.

In this episode, we look at how China’s economic role in the world is growing at a record pace, with regard to both the size of its economy and its political influence. What does this mean for the rest of the world, now that China is reclaiming its role as a world power?


  • Year: 2013
  • Duration: 30 mins
  • Production: UR
  • Director: Lisbet Schulz Contreras and Lollo Jarnebrink
  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: Sweden

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