Economic Breakdown Starts In East Asia Due To Collapsed Births & Childbearing Populations


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Zero Hedge— Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The floor under the East Asia neighborhood (consisting of China, Japan, South / North Korea, Taiwan, & Mongolia) is about to fall away.  These nations (combined) equal slightly more than 20% of the global population and consume 27% of total global energy.  From 2000 through 2016, this region (spearheaded by China) represented 48% of the global growth in total energy consumption.  So, when I tell you these countries are economically entering...

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