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The Myth of China’s Might – And What it Means for America

November 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum 

Jeremy R. Haft, CEO of SafeSource Trading, an export trading firm, and co-founder and chairman of Caracal Strategies, a business advisory firm, will discuss the rise of China and its true economic might. With U.S. security concerns in Asia influenced by China’s economic power, Haft will address whether or not China is truly a rising global economic powerhouse.  

Antique economic metrics have not kept pace with globalization which has led to a misunderstanding of the U.S.’s strength and competitiveness compared to China. In turn, this has justified policies that have the opposite of their intended effect. Haft will argue that the U.S. is $60 trillion wealthier than China, and the gap is growing, not shrinking, as China stagnates.

This event is supported by funding from The Cleveland Foundation. 


5:30 PM Reception

6:00 PM Program begins

6:45 PM Q&A

7:15 PM Program concludes

Admission:  $25; Members $15; Full-time students $5



November 8
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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(216) 781-3730


The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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