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LOSING THE ECONOMIC FUTURE

A RESULT OF U.S. TAX AND ECONOMIC POLICIES

THAT FAVOR CONSUMPTION OVER INVESTMENT    

 

THE COLLAPSE OF AMERICA'S

NET INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT POSITION

8 TRILLION DOLLARS OF NET DEBT

SOURCE:  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS


A COMPARISON OF INVESTMENT AND SAVINGS RATES

America is falling dangerously behind in terms of saving and investing in its own future.

The following charts in this section are compiled with data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) official website.

 As you can see below, Chinese investment and savings rates are more than three times higher than American savings and investment rates.

You get what you pay for.

 

AN IMF COMPARISON OF CHINESE AND UNITED STATES INVESTMENT/SAVING AS A % OF GDP

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Rising economic powers such as Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Korea and Singapore all have higher savings and investment rates than the United States.

 

AN IMF COMPARISON OF TOTAL INVESTMENTS (GROSS FIXED CAPITAL FORMATION) AS A % OF GDP IN 2015


 

 

AN IMF COMPARISON OF GROSS NATIONAL SAVINGS AS A % OF GDP IN THE YEAR 2015