The centre of the world is China

Stephen Bird at Citi questions how long it will be before the world's leading financial centre is in Asia.

The centre of the world is China
Stephen Bird

Forecasters spend more time pondering China's future than probably any other market on earth. When will it become the world's largest consumer market By 2015. When will it become the world's largest investor in research and development By 2025. And then eventually it will become the world's largest economy by 2035.  

These are significant milestones on China's path but it's the trajectory of growth and economic development that rightly attracts all the attention. However, turning to the...

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