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China’s Stimulus Package Pie Chart

March 7th, 2009 · 5 Comments

A handy graphic of China’s stimulus plan allocation:

Courtesy Caijing Magazine.

 

UPDATE: The above chart represents the allocation of funds after this week’s “rebalancing” of the stimulus package.  The chart below, for comparison purposes, shows the original allocation amounts and percentages:

Notice that the category “Sustainable Development” has taken a hit, but “Technolgy Advances” (which presumably will include some spending for clean tech) has received a big increase.

UPDATE 2: Thanks to Yaleguy, here is a pie chart for the US stimulus package, although as he notes it is two months old.  It’s a little hard to compare apples to apples, but it’s probably the best we are going to get.

Courtesy New York Times

Tags: stimulus plan

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 gregorylent // Mar 7, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    would be cool to have the comparable chart for america … am sure it would show china in the good light that it increasingly deserves to be seen in ..

    enjoy, gregory lent

  • 2 cmcelwee // Mar 7, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    Gregory, that would be cool. Thanks for the suggestion. I’ll look for one. Anyone out there have any leads?

  • 3 yaleguy // Mar 8, 2009 at 3:19 am

    Here’s a comparable chart for the US, though it’s almost 2 months old.

    http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/01/15/stimulus-pie-chart/

  • 4 cmcelwee // Mar 8, 2009 at 9:33 am

    Thanks Yaleguy! As you can see, I’ve updated the post with the chart you found.

  • 5 gregorylent // Mar 8, 2009 at 10:12 am

    cool .. now we need the experts, which country has more pork in their plan … in which country will more bucks/yuan reach the ground … and maybe with a bit of comparison, given wage/expenses/productivity differences, who will get more done with less bucks?

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