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Investment special: The Chinese century

Jim Rogers has made sure his children are fluent in Mandarin. In this interview, he tells us why China's growing global dominance means huge investment opportunities—if you know what you're doing

By Jim Rogers   February 2011

The 19th century was Britain’s century, the 20th was America’s and the 21st will belong to China. China has had three or four periods of greatness and is on the rise again after being in decline for 300 years.

The Chinese call themselves communists, but they are among the best capitalists in the world—California is more communist than China nowadays. The Chinese work from dawn to dusk, and they save and invest over 35 per cent of their income. They are now the biggest creditor nation in the world, they have large natural resources and their neighbours are successful. The…

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