People's Republic of China

Located in the northwestern People's Republic of China, the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is the largest province-level administrative region with an area of 1.66 million square kilometers. Xinjiang borders eight countries, such as the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Mongolia, India, and Afghanistan. In history, Xinjiang served as the key controlling section of the well-known Silk Road.

- Government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China

Economic Outlook

Highlights from the Asian Development Outlook 2014:
Last year saw high and stable economic growth, subdued inflation, and a smaller current account surplus. Slightly lower growth, higher inflation, and a still smaller current account surplus are forecast for 2014 and 2015. Containing credit growth while maintaining growth momentum is one policy challenge, and another to improve income distribution. Read more.




More economic and social indicators for the People's Republic of China from the World Bank's World Development Indicators online.

Human Development

The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report program has prepared a series of reports on the People's Republic of China.

Partner Institutions and the People's Republic of China