Saturday, March 21, 2015

The Chinese Now Drink Harder Than You and Your Washed-Up College Buddies

The drinking prowess of countries like the United States, Germany, and England is notorious. But it seems that even in this respect, a key economic rival has usurped all three.

According to Quartz, the Chinese now drink more alcohol per year on average than developed countries with more renowned boozing cultures. The publication points to a recent paper published by U.K. medical journal The Lancet, which summarizes how the cash flow from the country’s growing middle-class has lead to an increase in drinking.

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