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Although China is largely known for manufacturing, the service industry employs about the same number of people. Forty-five percent of China's workers are employed in the services industry, and another 45 percent work in... More »

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China has an economic system that blends elements of socialism and capitalism. While its leaders strive to create a communist economic system, much of its growth occurred after it adopted some capitalist practices. More »

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The type of government in ancient China was a monarchy that was often autocratic and despotic. It was ruled by emperors who were sovereigns of Imperial China and recognized by their subjects as the rulers of "All under h... More »

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The dress code in China mirrors that of Western nations: younger people typically dress in jeans and t-shirts during casual occasions, while men and women don proper business attire, with skirts, dresses and slacks for w... More »

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China lies within both the northern and eastern hemispheres. The country is situated between North Korea and Vietnam. Comprising a total area of 3.7 million square miles, it makes up a large part of eastern Asia. More »

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China is commonly associated with many things including the Great Wall of China, their family planning policy, their population and the concentration of power in the Communist Party of China. More »

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China's major exports are electromechanical products and labor-intensive products. The goods that fall into these categories include optical, technical and medical apparatus, clothing, textiles, footwear, furniture, plas... More »

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