Just as the EU is now being shoved into boycotting Russia which supplies over one third of the energy Europe needs to be an industrialized super power, Japan has been encouraged to start a tit for tat verbal spat over some uninhabitable islands which Japan unilaterally claims with the US stupidly backing this up. And so the consequences are increasingly clear and Europe better pay close attention: Japan’s economy is collapsing again! And this is due 100% to the diplomacy being pursued by the ‘pivot on Asia’ scheme cooked up by the Pentagon, the Bilderberg gang and a bunch of children of Japanese war criminals wanting to win WWII retroactively.
And I predicted this! Years ago. It is very, very stupid. True, the US and Japanese public can be whipped into a froth of rage so they ignore their rulers who are decimating them all, but this goes only so far. Both Japan and the US elites are cutting social services and civil rights for the citizens and piling up loot in private accounts for themselves, getting richer and richer and raising taxes on the workers and poor. Japan is raising the sales tax another 3% which is on top of previous taxes and this includes taxing the rent one pays, for example.
The US is trying to sneak tax hikes via ‘global warming’ onto all energy we use while providing zero help stopping CO2 which is the stupid excuse for this insane tax. Now, time to look at some real statistics today showing clearly who is going up and who is going down the Imperial Road to Heaven or Hell. A hint: China is, even with setbacks, going up. So is Germany, to a lesser degree and certainly Russia is upwards and the US, UK and Japan are sliding rapidly downwards with the UK the worst off and the US next worse and Japan is odd, in that it is literally dying rapidly, has decided to pollute a vast amount of land with nuclear radioactive materials and has a suicidal ruling class.
Let’s look at auto manufacturing and trade in general: JETRO Survey: Analysis of Japan-China Trade in the first half of 2013 – 2013 – Press Release – JETRO: Bad news for the wannabe Hirohitos running the Banzai government there. Thanks to really crappy diplomacy, trade with China fell by an astonishing 16.7% in just one year. Since imports from China fell only 6.1%, Japan is running in the red with the Chinese.
No victories elsewhere for the remilitarized Japanese: trade with the world has fallen 12.6%. This month, the Chinese are even angrier at the Japanese and have made it clear, after Abe and his gang openly discussed rescinding all WWII apologies, that the goal now for China is to rescind trade as much as possible in retaliation. Ditto with South Korea which is, if anything, even angrier than the Chinese about this.
The EU is #1 in trade in general but this doesn’t translate into much political power globally due to the fact that this is a fractious, angry, partially bankrupt confederation that is on the verge of collapse and which is desperate to fix this via expanding further into countries on the verge of bankruptcy. The idiocy of sucking in Ukraine right when it needs $34 billion just to not go bankrupt is going to kill the EU and Putin knows this.
He is pissed off that they are whining about what they bought thanks to backing the US coup in Kiev. Now, the US is going to be asked to pay the $34 billion which will enrage American citizens who are told to go die in severe cold because our country is too poor to take care of citizens dying of global cooling.
Yes, we are cooling! Brrr. Anyways, the above stats show that Japan which used to be one of the top traders with China, by 2011 had fallen to the 5th highest and is much lower today. Back in 2011, Japan had a trade surplus with China. Today, it is a deficit, totally the opposite, by nearly the same amount. And will never, ever be a surplus again.
Note, also, China runs a trade DEFICIT with South Korea. Since the Japanese warlords have waved the US sword at both South Korea and China, both are now united in opposing this and so China will encourage South Korea to do more trade and South Korea will agree this is a great idea.
Japan runs a trade surplus with the US and has done this for generations with no punishment. When the yen was weakened, this got worse. And the US didn’t care since our elites gave up long ago caring about destroying our sovereign wealth this way.
South Korea Balance of Trade | Actual Data | Forecasts | Calendar: the trade surplus with the world has declined but is still one billion in the green. In contrast, Japan racks up record deficit; lowers growth estimate. The cheap yen didn’t save Japan. Internal growth was supposed to be nearly 2% and Abe crowed about ‘breaking the depression’ but it actually grew less than 1% and is dropping.
Are Japan’s efforts at internationalization succeeding or not? this is an interesting read due to the utter insanity raging in the comments section with readers vying with each other to see who can be the most racist, sexist and disgusting in general. The article mentions how Japanese don’t let foreigners into anything.
They hire foreign workers at the top of corporations and then fence them in and refuse to interact or follow instructions. I pointed this out how Abe’s army refused, outright, to understand simple English in a pretend island invasion. I recently went to a German website to watch an American scientist talk about solar activity and the climate.
The introduction was in German and then the entire lecture and question section was in English. NO translators. In Japan, even with highly trained professors who definitely have considerable exposure to English in school over many years, still forces any one else to speak in short phrases and then wait for a lady to translate this and it is always a lady which makes it more ‘lower creature who has no status with us mighty males’.
Japanese is the main language of less than 300 million people. English is the main language of many times that and is the international language of choice this era. Eventually, that will be Chinese. Right now, it is English. If the Japanese want to be ‘internationalists’ then they have to stop this nonsense of refusing to interact with the rest of the world as equals.
Now, why China will be #1 over time: List of countries by motor vehicle production – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
China is by far and away, #1 in motor vehicle production. It is more than 100% bigger than Japan. It is nearly 100% bigger than the US. The EU is near in size thanks mainly to Germany. So let’s look at the other winners in today’s trade: Germany is tiny compared to the US and China. But is looming larger and larger due to internationalism.
This is why Germany won’t do the Ukraine suicide game. The Eurozone is having declining production and Germany shot upwards and now is worried about declining. The key to growing greater lies in Asia especially China. So what is happening? VW Passes GM for Auto Sales in China. Yes, the Germans are surging forwards there.
Toyota fends off GM and VW in global sales race – Jan. 23, 2014 but loses to both in China. Since China is the world’s biggest future and even present auto market, this is highly significant. The cars sold by Toyota in China are made in China so this doesn’t help the trade deficit with China anymore than GM selling is saving us from a huge trade deficit.
Why You Should Care About Volkswagen’s Sales in China: China is the first nation on earth to have 20 million vehicle sales this year. Japan’s domestic market has been in decline for over a decade. Few are expanding there, it is, like the entire nation, dying slowly.
30% of VW sales were in China. Germany got $5 billion profits in China last year! Germany expects business to rise 37% next year. The US market grew by 7.4% and China’s by 17.6%. Eventually, Germany will kiss off the US when our rulers demand Germany do some nasty diplomatic dirty work.
Like, oppress the Palestinians even more than they are being pushed around today. In Asian news is the fact that all the Japanese car makers selling in China are below the top four with German corporations #1. The German/China connection is very much like the Russia/German connection: it is crossing wires with US/Japan/UK plans of world domination.
This is a trident of raw political, economic and resource power. The land mass in the Germany/Russia/China assemblage is gigantic, the population dwarfs the US/Japan/UK trident. It doesn’t require a huge naval control of the oceans due to it being connected securely by land and airspace.
The US is stupid to think we can control the entire planet at will using our navy when we see this building up in Eurasia excluding us nearly totally. Take it from me: push Germany too hard and it might just move eastwards, not westwards.
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