China is a nation that is diverse in its peoples and customs. It also has a secretive air about it. But with the pervasive nature of the internet, secrets and little known facts can find their way to the light of day. Here are some fascinating facts about China that some of you may not have heard about...until now.
Over 50% of the counterfeit goods that find their way to the EU come from China. China is the main source country for goods that infringe on intellectual property rights in Europe. CDs and DVDs are at the top of the list of counterfeit articles, with a total of 79 million having been identified. Cigarettes, followed by clothing and accessories, are next on the list.