Putin Downplays Size of U.S. Economy to China’s Favor

“In terms of volume, the Chinese economy has already become larger than the U.S. economy.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments at the annual Valdai Discussion Club October 18 touched extensively on the global economy.

Putin spoke of the U.S and Chinese economies, claiming that China’s economy has surpassed that of the U.S.

“In terms of volume, the Chinese economy has already become larger than the U.S. economy,” he said.