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China’s fans can now look forward to shouting, “We’re No. 1” – at least when it comes to global economic rankings.

The Asian nation, already the key driver of global growth since the Great Recession flattened most Western economies in 2008-09, is poised to vault past the United States later this year and become the world’s largest economy, when measured by the purchasing power of its currency.

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