China today is poor because of many, many reasons, but in short, due to over 350 years of mismanagement, political neglect and war. China have always been one of the largest and earliest power-base of invention. Gunpowder, paper, printing press etc, etc. But one of the problems with china, is the ideology and phycology keeps them inward, instead of being outward. They invented the gunpowder and cannon, but did not develop it to become efficient, so they were defeated by the British at naval battles. This is one of the causes of China's decreased size-They used to be bigger back then, before they were defeated by the combined-eight-powers.
With a few exceptions, China has always been the richest and most powerful country in the post- 1AD world. It wasn't until the mid-1700's that the power of Europe overtook that of China. China refused to modernise and continued to look inwards.
Eventually, bad government and European colonialism turned China into a wreck that looked set to disintegrate by 1912. A republic was established, and the future looked bright, but a civil war between republicans and communists raged for decades. The civil war provided Japan with the chance to invade, and in the 30's Japan annexed vast swaths of China, massacred millions and destroyed whole cities. After the war, the communists eventually won, the despotic rule of Mao saw China become even poorer. It wasn't until 1984 that China reversed this trend, and is today the fastest growing economy in the world, set to overtake the US by 2020. In this writer's opinion, China is merely returning to the position of economic supremacy it held for more than 1500 years.
The main reason why China is poor is due to Imperialism. Most scholars will agree with this. For thousands of years, China was the richest country, but when the Europeans started trading with China, the Europeans realised they were losing out, so decided to poison China with opium. When China rejected the opium imports, the Europeans attacked with violent force. This set the stage for the Japanese invasions that would later come. After losing several wars with foreigners, the foreign forces drained China of its natural resources. The same foreign powers were also looting other countries in Asia, Africa, and America. They were able to get rich off of stolen wealth. Meanwhile, countries like India, and other African countries suffered.
It is because USA is so rich and Burma is so poor. It is also the reason why USA is so rich and India is so poor. Colonists stole lands and resources and became rich while poor countries did not invade and kill and became so poor. China is also a poor country. It was invaded for the past 200 years and its land is lost to many other countries up to this moment. China is very pity.
so they can keep warm. They are poor
china is very rich but some peepol think it is poor so the ansewr we are not shor of
they are rich in china.
well they were really poor so they need to make all materials
China was a poor country but is now considered an 'emerging economy'.
well it depends on the people .If they are rich or poor.
There are so many poor people, it's not really rich. It's just a big country.
The percent of children i poor china who do not attend school is 78% JK ! :)
The majority of people in China are poor by US standards, but the standard of living is improving.
The poor people in ancient china normally lived in villages or in farming areas.
There are many poor areas of China. Most of these poor areas are in rural areas. The cities tend to be wealthier.
The Item purchased was made in China and in poor quality
Type your answer here... no our country is the fattest country you idiot! we are poor as the bad part of China
hong kong belongs to china it sence china is a communist country it may be poor but sence theres a hong kong dollar it may be the richest part of china
China has a few hundred billionaires but the vast majority of people are poor to a greater or lesser extent.
because theyre poor
NoCuz they are poorand they were whipped
There are a few poor provinces in China, but the poorest is Gui Zhou or Gansu
Farmers in China are extremely poor making only about 5.00 a month.
GUIYU, (please add more)