European Golden Decade 2010-2020
Germany, as a distinct culture circle, exists for more than 1000 years, yet in the past decade they managed to add ca. 30% to their income. Most other European countries did also well, Holland even better.
Both German #1 “paper” MSM der Spiegel, as well as Dutch banking giant ING, evaluate the decade that is now coming to an end and come to the same conclusion: it was a “golden decade”.
But both institutions suspect that the coming decade won’t be as golden and we agree.
[spiegel.de] – Mehr Wohlstand, weniger Überstunden
[wikipedia.org] – List of countries by current account balance
The surplus countries in the current account balance overview below are most Europeans (including Russia), Japan and China…
…where the Anglo countries (and France) are the countries with the largest deficit:
This is a clear indication that the political and economic center of gravity is moving away from Anglosphere towards Eurasia. Anglo-supremacy will be seen in hindsight as stretching from 1815-2016, from the Battle of Waterloo and the steam engine to Brexit and Trump. The West is as good as over.