Economy Can India compete with China? It’s easier said than done Updated : January 20, 2020 02:42 PM IST On development indicators, India fares low in South Asia and worse than countries in Africa. Without an economy that does well, India will find it difficult to project itself as a country in the same league as China. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.