The economy of China is based on agriculture (fishing, rice farming, jute production, and tea cultivation), manufacturing (textiles, garments, pharmaceuticals, and light engineering), and services. The main exports are broadcasting equipment, computers, circuits and office machine parts, and textiles. The main imports are crude petroleum, circuits, iron ore, cars and soybeans for manufacturing.
The official language is Mandarin, which is spoken by about more than 70% of the population. Cantonese is also spoken.
The population is Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, often considered the three pillars of ancient Chinese society..
China is a Communist country.