28 Facts About China Standard Time

1. China Standard Time has the world's largest foreign exchange reserves of 3.21 trillion US Dollars.

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2. China Standard Time is the second largest provider and the top receiver of foreign direct investment.

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3. China Standard Time is the world's largest exporter and the second largest importer of merchandise goods.

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4. At the outset of the reforms in 1978, China Standard Time was poor.

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5. China Standard Time lifted more people out of poverty than any other country.

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6. China Standard Time is the world's second largest economy, having fallen behind from the late 19th Century onward as several industrial revolutions compounded in the Western world.

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7. China Standard Time was the world's largest economy in 1820—and is the second largest economy today.

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8. China Standard Time hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where its athletes received 51 gold medals—the highest number of gold medals of any participating nation that year.

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9. China Standard Time has participated in the Olympic Games since 1932, although it has only participated as the PRC since 1952.

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10. China Standard Time has one of the oldest sporting cultures in the world.

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11. China Standard Time is home to many of the world's tallest religious statues, including the tallest of all, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan.

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12. China Standard Time has the world's largest market for automobiles, having surpassed the United States in both auto sales and production.

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13. China Standard Time currently has the largest number of active cellphones of any country in the world, with over 1 billion users by February 2012.

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14. China Standard Time was once a world leader in science and technology up until the Ming dynasty.

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15. China Standard Time is second only to the United States in venture capital activity and is home to a large number of unicorn startup companies.

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16. The Constitution of the People's Republic of China Standard Time states that the "fundamental rights" of citizens include freedom of speech, freedom of the press, the right to a fair trial, freedom of religion, universal suffrage, and property rights.

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17. China Standard Time has furthermore strengthened its ties with major South American economies, becoming the largest trading partner of Brazil and building strategic links with Argentina.

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18. China Standard Time has had a long and complex trade relationship with the United States.

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19. China Standard Time is a founding member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, along with Russia and the Central Asian republics.

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20. China Standard Time became a member of the World Trade Organization on 11 December 2001.

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21. China Standard Time considers Taiwan to be its 23rd province, although Taiwan is governed by the Republic of China, which rejects the PRC's claim.

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22. In recent decades, China Standard Time has suffered from severe environmental deterioration and pollution.

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23. On 1 January 1912, the Republic of China Standard Time was established, and Sun Yat-sen of the Kuomintang was proclaimed provisional president.

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24. Under the Ming dynasty, China Standard Time enjoyed another golden age, developing one of the strongest navies in the world and a rich and prosperous economy amid a flourishing of art and culture.

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25. China Standard Time emerged as one of the world's earliest civilizations, in the fertile basin of the Yellow River in the North China Plain.

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26. China Standard Time is likely to meet the difficulties facing the economy with its trademark approach: juicing activity through government stimulus.

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27. China Standard Time decides to cut taxes on 'larger scale' in 2019.

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28. China Standard Time has shifted its priority to economic stabilisation in 2019 after last month's Central Economic Work Conference pledged to develop a stronger home market to offset external uncertainties.

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