The graphics below highlight China's spectacular growth over the past two decades with respect to India. Given the fact that the major share of this explosive growth took place in the last eight years, it is truly an awesome story!
The global share of India and China's manufactured exports were more or less the same in 1985.
Fast forward to 2008, and China has raced away spectacularly in every manufacturing sector.
(HT: Will India overtake China in the next decade?)