China At-A-Glance

  • GDP (Dec 2013): $9.240 trillion (ranked 2nd in world), GDP Per Capita: $3,600

  • Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares: $6.499 trillion

  • Inflation (May 2015): 1.2%

  • Unemployment Rate (Nov 2014): 4.1%

  • Labor Force (2013): 797.6 million (rank :1)

  • Population (Dec 2014): 1.398 billion, Pop. Growth Rate: 0.44%

  • Life Expectancy at Birth (2014): 75.15 years

  • Tax Rates (Jan 2014): Corporate: 25%, Personal Income: 45%

  • Area: 9,596,961 sq km, slightly smaller than the U.S.

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Country size comparison: China v. USA

China Video Summaries

China Initial Impressions

Watch John Lunt discuss his initial impressions of China while standing on the Great Wall. John explains the opportunities and risk in the Chinese economy. (1:17)

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UBs Economist

Watch John Lunt summarize his meeting with Harrison Hu, the China Economist for UBS based in Beijing. John discusses the slowdown of the Chinese property markets and the flow of capital to financial markets. (5:59)

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Parting Comments on China

Watch John Lunt as he summarizes his meetings in Beijing, China. John discusses the impact of Chinese economic growth on the world's financial markets. (1:26)

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China Key Indicators

China Photos

China Meeting Materials