China: quick overview
China is an East Asian country with more than 1.3 billion and is the world’s most populous state. The country covers an area of 9.6 million square kilometers and shares land borders with 14 states, including Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Vietnam.
The official language is Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua), but more than 3,000 dialects are spoken in China.
China’s capital city is Beijing which has a population of 20 million people – including the urban districts of Dongcheng and Xicheng. The time difference between Beijing and New York is thirteen hours.
China is one of the most challenging markets to do business in because it requires local knowledge and a deep understanding of China’s culture & laws to succeed. So choosing a trusted language services partner is paramount to your business success.