China will actually end up overtaking the United States of America as the biggest economy on the planet, by the year 2028 and it is because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a rivalry between China and the United States of America , currently, because of the pandemic. There will be an economic fallout between the two countries and it will tip towards China. The United States of America will likely have a post-pandemic rebound in the year 2021. But, a lot of people have predicted that China will overtake the United States.