China is a republic headed by a president.

The country has a lot of mineral deposits such as coal, petroleum, iron ore, zinc, lead, tungsten, bauxite, manganese, mercury, etc. In spite of such large resources, with which the state draws big profits, the majority of the population lives in extreme poverty.

China's main crop is rice. The country also dominates the world in the cultivation of wheat, barley, maize, sweet potatoes, tobacco, tea and cotton. The greatest commercial importance of these crops is cotton. For your own needs are kept pigs and chickens. Fishing is also popular. China is one of the leading producers of fish in the world.