For more than a century the United States has reigned as having the largest economy accounting for almost 22% of the world’s GDP. However, in recent times China is progressively forging to surpass USA, at least in a measure of purchasing parity which is GDP measured by purchasing power parity (PPP).   For the most part, United States is considered as having the best national economy. The monetary unit, the US dollar is principally the world store currency universally accepted in many nations. Moreover, America has a blended market-oriented economy with steady GDP development rates, moderate rates of unemployment and exceptional capital investments.

In America, business firms and private individuals make most of the decisions and the state and federal government predominantly buy its products and services from private marketplaces. On the other hand, China is largely a capitalist state with a socialist market economy.  Open markets are predominantly owned by the state. Nonetheless, until recently, China has been implementing gradual reforms especially on sectors it considers indispensable to the country’s security in an effort to foster global economic competition.

Generally, economies are different in many aspects including size and makeup. Comparing the sizes, as the precedent part has established, America has been the world biggest economy since 1831, however recent report from World Bank and IMF rate China as having  the world’s biggest economy, rated in relation to its Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) adjacent to countries GDP relative to differences in prices. Simply put, this is the extent to which your money can stretch in relation to a currency.

From the research this postulates that your money can stretch more in China that it can in America.  Apart from the size; ownership of property is quite different in both countries. In America property is basically owned by private individuals as well as the federal government.

In China, basically, nominal areas are possessed by governments which lease ownership to private residents and organizations for a 70-year term. Relating exports and household savings to GDP, America contributes about 18% to Chinas 50% margin. While America stresses on having too little the reverse is the case for China.  America has less population than China.

However, while China leads on the rates of execution the rates of incarceration rates are quite higher in America. Unlike China, America remains as having the largest military force and much spending on the military. In comparing the level of poverty and inequality we realize that China has high levels of inequality that is partly an effort to reduce poverty in the economy. Equally, America has worst levels of inequality as poverty rates increase with inflation while the middle class move towards stagnation. The two economies are however similar in issues concerning challenges that they experience on their economies. America’s economy has long-term issues that incorporate stagnation in wages especially for low-income families and individuals.

It also experiences challenges in deficit interest in disintegrating mortgage infrastructure, rapid increase in costs of medical insurance as well as benefits expenses for the retiring and elderly population, Shortages in budgetary allocations as well as deficiencies in energy levels.  Similarly, the Chinese government experiences financial difficulties that include diminishing saving rates that correspond to low consumption, corruption scandals in high offices, monetary criminal activities that ordinarily contain social strife and harm, unemployment in the economy, Lack of adequate and alternative production of energy, high inflation rates, low pay opening for the middle class, expanding quantities and qualities of opportunities in higher education and so on.

Altogether, China is progressively in the same spot as America. Both economies suffer similar indignities such as decreasing demands, credit crunches, risks in banks defaulting, doldrums in stock markets and so on.