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China’s 40 Years of Reform That Turned It Into A Superpower | ABC News

In 1978, China was one of the world’s poorest countries. More than three quarters of the nation lived on less than US$2 a day, and the economy wasn’t even 5% the size of the United States’. Now, China is a global superpower with the second biggest economy in the world. We take a look at some of the staggering numbers, and the reasons behind ‘China’s economic miracle’.