Due to pandemic-infused mega recession, they are preoccupied with slaughtering each other’s packs, as corruption runs deep throughout multiple rungs in the same line of “command”. Ever growing non performing loans of super shit sand castle enterprises are chained together and the bastards will be busy saving themselves and their blood comrades, furiously burying those investments and other undisclosed assets, while shooting at competition.
The US has been moving production out on a large scale, while making life difficult for those still operating and collaborating within & with China. Financial services and technology are becoming ever more detached, while dollar, though slowly declining is still volume wise the dominant currency worldwide, making it another headache for the yellow vermin, as they can’t get around that problem. The Yanks have them.
On top of it, buying agricultural land and food processing facilities in the West is getting trickier, as states and countries are introducing bans on sale of crucial assets to the wankers. And those already sold could potentially be repossessed, should conditions deteriorate . (crop failures) The pandemic has finally woken up some of those perpetually asleep at the wheel and reminded them about the fundamentals of a real economy, such as food, water, energy, essential medicine and transportation.