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China

Eastern Asia, between North Korea and Vietnam. China borders the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea

Country Fact Sheet
Capital Beijing
Surface 9,596,960 sq km
Currency China Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
GDP Purchasing power parity - $7.8 trillion
GDP/Capita (PPP)-6,100
Language Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects
Religion Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Muslim 1%-2%, Christian 3%-4%
Government

Power within the government of the People's Republic of China is divided among three bodies: the Communist Party of China, the state, and the People's Liberation Army. President is Hu Jintao

Time Zone GMT +8 (Standard time is Beijing time throughout the country) hours GMT
Telecom Code 86 and local 8 digit number
Airport

Nanjing International Airport (NKG/ZSNJ) - Shenzhen-Huang Tian Int´l Airport (SZX/ZGSZ) - Xiamen - Gaoqi Int´l Airport (XMN/ZSAM) - Beijing Airport (PEK/ZBAA)

Driving On right hand side of the road, license required
Electrical 220/240V, 50Hz
Political Climate Stable country
Population 1330044544 people
History
Local Business & Service Providers
Accommodation
» Legendale
Automotive services
» Price car hire
Business travel
» China Odyssey Tours
Corporate incentives
Financial services
» Dah Sing Bank Ltd
Financial Technology
» Longtop Financial Technologies Limited
Intellectual Property
» China Direct, Inc.
Legal and fiduciary
» Simon Shang & Partner
Lifestyle
» Kosher Restaurant
Technology
Local Radio
» 101.7 Shanghai East Radio - Shanghai (Shanghai) CN
» 105.2 Xiamen Radio - Finance Channel - Xiamen (Fujian) CN
» 105.4 Voice of the West Lake - Hangzhou (Zhejaing) CN
» 89.8 SZR-Radio Channel 1 - Shenzhen (Guangdong) CN
» 91.5 EZ FM (Program) - Beijing (Beijing) CN
» 93.9 Guangdong CN (Yes FM) - Guangzhou (Guangdong) CN
» 99.6 Xiamen Radio - News Channel - Xiamen (Fujian) CN
» China Radio International
Local Weather Forecast
» BBC Weather
» Reuters
Government Agencies
» China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
» China Meteorological Administration
» China National Tourism Administration
» China Scholarship Council (State Education Commission)
» Chinese Electronics Standardization Institute
» Electronics Industry Information Centre
» General Administration of Customs
» Guilin Municipal People's Government
» Ministry of Communications
» Ministry of Culture
» Ministry of Education
» Ministry of Finance
» Ministry of Foreign Affairs
» Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation
» Patent Office
» People's Bank of China
» ShenZhen Trade Development Bureau
» State Administration of Foreign Exchange
» State Administration of Taxation
» State Information Centre
» State Statistical Bureau
» Tianjin Municipal People's Government
» Tibet Tourism Bureau
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