Yes, but only long enough so we can steal your industries, build our countries off them, then conquer you.
China, like India – is using trade to beef up a massive military which can only be used to conquer the west.
China now has the biggest, most massive, most powerful military in the world. The US is just now playing catch-up after the Clinton disarmament of the 1990’s.
“Reaction out of Moscow and Beijing was swift after the US revealed Monday that the Pentagon successfully tested a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of over 500km for the first time in a post-INF treaty world”.
Look who’s talking, China.