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China to seize economic crown from US years early on COVID success

Experts see America falling behind as soon as 2028 as pandemic's aftereffects linger

BEIJING -- It's a milestone heralding a long-expected pivotal shift in the global balance of power: China passing the U.S. as the world's largest economy. But thanks to its success against the coronavirus pandemic, that year may arrive much quicker than thought, perhaps in 2028.

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