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Table.1 Population
(Millions)

Sources) IMF, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2012

Fig.1 GDP Share of world total (on PPP)

Sources) IMF, World Economic Outlook Database, April 2012

Of course, as to GDP per capita, it should be noted that China is far lower than the U.S. and lower even than Japan, the EU, or Russia. However, when considering the power of influence of a country in international economic negotiations, what is important is how much the entire country imports, exports, attracts investment from abroad, or invests abroad, but necessarily not the average economic power per person.