With a population of 1.3 billion the People's Republic of China is the most populous country in the world. It has developped into an economic superpower.
China is one of Germany's top trading Partners. The PRC has a one-party system and is governed by the Chinese Communist Party.
China is "one of the most restrictive economies in the world," concluded a recent survey by the EU Chamber of Commerce in China. The chamber's president tells DW about European firms' challenges in doing business there.