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Are they efficient? They certainly produce the most, but that's a given considering they have 1.386 billion people to feed. Proportionally it's impossible to say if China is more or less efficient.



They are more efficient (intensive) at output per acre, but (much) less efficient per unit labor. A more or less reasonable market allocation of resources would dictate a similar outcome with the relative abundance of labor (becoming less so, therefore also getting more capital intensive and more efficient on labor input) and scarcity of land per capita.




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