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.
Alarmed by the country's appalling environmental problems, the government is trying hard to clean up. Coal has been a major polluter, not only for steel production, but also for the basics of life at village level. Now China is converting to gas, just in time for winter