Anne C. Lee 10.01.09 5:00 AM Update: Graph has been corrected to reflect China's 2008 GDP of $4.3 trillion, not $44.02 trillion. A version of this article appeared in the October 2009 issue of Fast Company magazine. Newsletter Get the latest Leadership stories delivered to your inbox daily. Send I'd also like to receive special Fast Company offers ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? Register now to make sure you have a voice in the election.