Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

A week ago, I published an article about how Walmart’s Walton family has sold off more than 71 million shares of stock this year alone.

This is the most they have ever sold and the largest amount they have ever sold as far back as 2016. At least, that is what I have seen in my research.

From March 2023 to June 2023, they have offloaded that huge amount.

This action has raised a lot of questions about WHY they would be offloading this much stock in such a short amount of time.

A Big Reason to Sell All That Stock

In looking at what would cause them to do this and sell such a huge amount, I started doing some digging, and something that will affect Walmart and just about any other big box store will be when Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa come together as BRICS and bring in 23 new nations.

The nations that are joining this trade alliance taking place in August will be…

Afghanistan

Algeria

Argentina

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Belarus

Egypt

Indonesia

Iran

Kazakhstan

Nicaragua

Nigeria

Pakistan

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Sudan

Syria

The United Arab Emirates Thailand

Tunisia

Turkey

Uruguay

Venezuela

Zimbabwe

Of these nations…

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Nigeria
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sudan
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Venezuela

All of these are oil-producing nations.

 

So, What Does This Mean?

Here are the headlines from Silk Road Briefing, one of the sites I read to stay on top of what is happening with the BRICS and China Trade.

In case you are not getting this, when BRICS comes together this August 2023, they will bring 23 other nations into the BRICS Alliance.

The combined GDP will be 30% larger than the U.S. GDP.

What is the GDP of the U.S.?

I mean, the BEA has the gonads to brag that “WOW… We are up 1.3% in the first quarter of 2023.”

BIG WOOP-DEE-DOO!!

So, what is “The GDP?

You hear the letters said all the time in the news and media, but what is it really?

From Wikipedia…

“Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all the final goods and services produced in a specific time period by a country or countries. GDP is most often used by the government of a single country to measure its economic health.”

The US GDP is at 1.3%, and once BRICS comes together, they will have a 30% higher GDP.

I would say that BRICS’s “economic health” is sitting way better than what the U.S. is sitting at, with just 1.3%.

In their buying and trading alliance, BRICS will also have 50% of the world’s population.

Again, think about that.

The projected world population on Jan. 1, 2023, is 7,942,645,086, an increase of 73,772,634, or 0.94%, from New Year’s Day 2022.

50% of that big number is 3,971,322,543 people, or just shy of 4 billion people.

The U.S. population has about 331.9 million people.

That amounts to almost 12 BRICS people to 1 U.S. person, that is, if I did my math correctly.

OK Boil it Down – What Does All These Number Mean and Why Should I Care?

It means that…

1 – The BRICS nations combined will have more money and stronger economic health vs. the U.S.

2 – The BRICS nations combined will have more people, at an 11 to 1 ratio, purchasing goods and services vs. that of the U.S.

The U.S. has been the strongest economy with the most purchasing power globally.

Now with the BRICS Alliance coming together, not only do they beat the U.S. in economic health, but they will also beat us with the number of people who will buy goods and such, aka purchasing power.

This, in turn, will SEVERLY knock the U.S. out of that dominant purchasing power position.

I mean, think about it for a moment, who would you rather sell to, a block of 331 million people or a block of almost 4 billion people?

Just playing a numbers game and making the shotgun blast approach of your products, the odds are much better with someone buying your product blasting it to 4 billion people vs. blasting it to only 331.9 million people.

Now in both cases, millions and billions are a lot of people. But the smart business decision is to hit the bigger market because you have better odds of selling your product and getting the price you are asking for.

This is simple capitalism and business 101.

The concerning result that I am worried about is that fewer and fewer products will be reaching U.S. soil, and more and more products will be hitting the BRICS countries.

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Boiling that down means that Walmart, Dollar Tree,
Dollar General, Target,
and just about any big box / small box store
that you shop at will have fewer and fewer products over time.

And if my projections are correct,
that time will be months, not years.

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A Massive Trade Imbalance with China and BRICS Nations

We now see that China itself has been canceling more and more purchasing contracts with the U.S. and instead purchasing from its allies.

An excellent example is in May 2023; China canceled purchase contracts of U.S. corn exports to the tune of 272 thousand metric tons.

This is not the first time, and in fact, we are now seeing an 18-month low in the price of corn.

That means that all those farmers that invested in planting corn with the hopes of selling to China are up the creek with no buyer and a whole boatload of corn they are sitting on.

What this amounts to is that these farmers will probably have to take a loss of this corn and sell it at a much cheaper price just to get it out of their hands.

Any farm loans and such these farmers took out in hopes of selling their corn will likely falter and possibly put some of these farmers out of business.

And this is just one example.

Two years ago, President Trump signed a historic trade deal with China that committed China to purchase $200 billion of additional U.S. exports before Dec. 31, 2021.

Do you know how much China purchased of that $200 billion?

Nada… nothing. They did not purchase any exports from us at all.

Do you know how much China purchases from Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and the other BRICS nations?

Pretty much all their exports come from the BRICS Alliance.

And once BRICS brings on the 23 other nations, that will expand the trade empire that BRICS is building and more countries that China and BRICS will start purchasing from.

Are You Getting the Picture That I Am Painting For You?

So where does that put the U.S.?

It puts us out in the cold.

Not only is China not purchasing from the U.S., but many of the other BRICS countries are also following suit and canceling purchasing contracts as well.

All the while, the U.S. is still purchasing cheap Chinese goods from China and other BRICS nations.

Add the 23 nations to that, and we are doing a lot of buying from them, and very little of them buying from the U.S.

That is a massive trade imbalance.

This also creates a HUGE ADDICTION to Chinese / BRICS-made imports.

And addictions can be leveraged; ask that heroin addict who needs that cheap fix.

People with addictions will do almost anything to ensure they get their cheap fix.

The question is, are you addicted to all this cheap Chinese / BRICS-made junk?

What would you do if you couldn’t get these Chinese / BRICS-made things anymore?

Have you reviewed your home and looked at all the “MADE IN” labels?

I am betting that 70% – 80% or more of the goods in your home are Chinese / BRICS-made imports.

Here is the big question, and people do not realize it is coming…

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What will you do when you can’t get
Chinese / BRICS-made products,

OR…. you will have to pay
outrageous prices for said items?

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What About The Mega-Corporations and All The Stuff They Make?

More importantly, what will mega-corporations do when they can’t get their Chinese / BRICS-made raw materials?

Can they make their goods anymore if they can’t get the raw materials?

You do know that only 11 mega-corporations make all the stuff we eat and use in the home, don’t you?

Don’t believe me?

Here you go…

Want to do more research? Google “the illusion of choice,” and you will be blown away.

Here is a big question – where do you think they get all their raw materials from?

Yes, some of it is made here, but many raw components that go into many of the things we use daily are sourced from China and BRICS nations.

How Addicted Do You Feel Now?

What will you do when you can’t get Chinese / BRICS-made products?

Do you know what you are going to do?

You are going to fight.

Fight for those baby wipes, shampoo, floor cleaner, laundry detergent, and all those other things you have in your home from China and BRICS nations.

Going to any big / small box store is going to be like going into a war zone.

Don’t believe me? Remember the toilet paper wars in the Walmart Isles?

Now take that to a bigger scale, and that is what 90% of the people will face in this nation. The 90% need to pay more attention or read articles like this.

The great news is that if you know of a place where you can purchase US-made goods that your household uses daily, you are good to go.

Our family has worked that one out with several solutions. We have created our own personal supply chain.

Have you created a personal supply chain for you and your family?

Stay Tuned For More…

This is part one, and in my next article, I will be drilling down on the new BRICS currency that will be agreed upon this August.

If you think having this addiction to Chinese / BRICS-made stuff is bad, wait till you start reading about the “R2,” the new currency that the BRICS Alliance has proposed.

Where do you think our nation is going to go once that happens?

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3 thoughts on “Why We SHOULD Take China & The 23 BRICS Nations Seriously”
  1. “The US GDP is at 1.3%, and once BRICS comes together, they will have a 30% higher GDP.”
    You do realize you are comparing a qtrly US GDP growth figure (1.5%) with an aggregate annual GDP comparison figure (30%) dont you?
    Meaningless

    1. Total yearly GDP for 2022 was only 5.42% to 5.95% depending on the numbers that you look at. This still shows that our growth and health of the nation is still pretty poor. We do not have the manufacturing and such that the BRICS +23 has at the current moment because we shipped all those jobs to those countries.

  2. BRICS: That’s what happens when you steal 3/4 of a trillion dollars and another trillion in yachts. You spook the entire world and the world throws you out.

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