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The Success Of India And India's Success Than India

In the modern era, China has been the more successful nation in comparison to India. One definition of success for a it is how far a nation progressed economically despite challenges through its history. China, by most economic indicators, has been more successful than India in today’s society, but it hasn’t always been a smooth ride. China’s economy had hit rock bottom after the traumas of the post-war world. Despite many attempts by Mao, it wasn’t until the 90’s that China’s economy improved significantly. China’s impressive economic development since the 1950s has been more impressive than India’s. India, despite having an economic and infrastructural advantage over China, is currently less economically developed and has a lower literacy…show more content…
By knowing the challenges the nation has faced, it’s much easier China, for example, has traveled a long way to get to where it is today, one of the world's leading economies. China wasn’t doing well in the 1940’s due to the fact that it was devastated by World War II and the civil war that followed. Despite that, it transformed into one of the world's leading industrial economies. India also suffered during the 1940s due to partition and World War II, but not as significantly. Their economy faltered due to the fact that the British were exploiting Indians for the benefit of the British Empire’s war effort. Yet despite that, India was still in a better position than China with a better economy, healthcare, and education system all thanks to the British. Today, China has the world’s second largest GDP at around 11 trillion USD, according to a survey conducted in 2016. Yet India’s GDP, despite the economic advantage in the 50’s is a meager 2 trillion…show more content…
India, on the other hand, started off with multiple advantages over China in a few aspects such as the economy and healthcare. Though India did make some attempts to improve, they just weren’t significant enough. Mao Zedong launched the Great Leap forward, and Deng Xiaoping opened Special Economic Zones (SEZ’s) in an attempt to liberalize the Chinese market. Though against the ideals of Communism, it worked and it transformed China from the backward country the world knew to the economic giant we see today. Xi Jinping, the newest president of China has already begun to address major issues that negatively impact China such as poverty, pollution, and corruption (Phillips). India, unfortunately has been doing little to change those three things that plague the nation. Their economy, on the other hand is a different story. India’s economic growth India’s economy is on the path to success, but for now, it’s still a developing country with a low literacy rate and large wealth

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