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One giant leap for China

December 14, 2013

China’s Chang’e-3 lunar probe touched down on the moon yesterday and its Jade Rabbit rover will soon rove the lunar surface. China’s astounding accomplishment highlights the scientific progress made by the nation. Meanwhile northern jurisdictions stand to benefit from resource development activities made possible by Chinese capital and/or demand for goods.

China’s economic significance cannot be overstated:


China’s remarkable achievement in landing a rover on the moon underscores its rise as a vitally important force in the northern economy. China provides a large market and capital to develop mines.