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Most rich countries have seen a huge rise in debt over the past decade. Britain and Spain are the most extreme, with an increase in their total-debt ratios of more than 150 percentage points apiece, to 465% and 365% respectively.
Google's decision to make a big public threat now, when it controls 15%-20% of China's search market and is known to most Chinese Internet users, will put far more pressure on the Chinese government to relax its policies than a boycott of the country five years ago would have.