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  • 1. China By Euan, Cameron and Kenny
  • 2. Contents
    • Country Profile and Exchange Rates
    • Transport and Communication
    • Economy and GDP
    • Unemployment
    • Wage
    • Exports and Imports
    • Life Expectancy
  • 3. Country Profile and Exchange Rates
    • The capital city is Beijing
    • The population of China is 1.34 billion in 2009 and is expected to be 1.4 billion by the end of the year 2010
    • The currency they use is the Yuan
    • Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism are some of the main religions that are praised
    • The exchange rate is £1 to 9.8 Chinese Yuan
  • 4. Transport And Communication
    • In china there are 467 airports
    • 1,402,698 km of highway
    • 75,438 km of railway lines
    • The internet speed is 35,010,000 Mbps from broadband access
    • 60 internet regulations that are enforce by the government
    • Only 3 internet service providers with DSL being the most popular
  • 5. Economy And GDP
    • Third largest economy in the world behind Japan and the USA
    • GDP of $4.91 trillion when measured in the exchange rates
    • Fastest growing economy in the world
    • China is the second largest trading nation in the world and the largest exporter and second largest importer of goods
    • China is ruled by the communist party of china under a single-party system
  • 6. Unemployment Over the years the unemployment rates in china have decreased from 10.10% in 2004 to 4.3% in the year 2010. These rates still leave many people unemployed, allowing businesses to get many employees at a small wage whilst also reducing the national unemployment rate.
  • 7. Wage
    • The minimum wage for the average Chinese person is $140.62 per month which works out to around about $1.17 per hour. This is significantly lower than the US, which is $7.25 a hour.
    • People who earn less than $1.25 per hour in china are considered to be in poverty. Poverty has affected all aspects of China, including the environment, health, education, housing, nutrition, and agriculture. It has disrupted families and communities, and sent millions from the poorer regions to the cities in a desperate search for work.
  • 8. Exports
    • Most of the exports and the imports that involve China, are related with the USA
    • Exports
    • The following are in order of the most popular exports that China make.
    • Some of these include:
    • Computer accessories, peripherals and parts
    • Miscellaneous household goods
    • Toys & sporting goods
    • Computers
    • Non-cotton household furnishings & clothing
    • Video equipment
    • Household furniture
    • Footwear
    • Cotton household furnishings & clothing
    • Telecommunications equipment
  • 9. Imports
    • Most of the common imports that China make are again with the USA and thses include, in order of popularity:
    • Semi-conductors
    • Civilian aircraft
    • Soybeans
    • Plastics
    • Raw cotton
    • Industrial machines
    • Copper
    • Computer accessories
    • Aluminium
    • Steelmaking material
  • 10. Life Expectancy