This excerpt is part of a larger feature I wrote that was published by The Atlantic in November 2009.  To read the introduction and access descriptions of the other eight “nations” of China, click here. THE STRAITS(Fujian, Taiwan)Territory: 160,313 km2 (2% of total)Population: 59 million (4% of total)Per Capita GDP: $9,432 (#1 of 9)Exports as % of GDP: 30%Net Trade Balance (ex-China): $51 billion […]

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