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Video – 10 facts about China you should know

As Michael Burleigh wrote earlier this week, the rise of China in recent years has been spectacular. Its economy is set to overtake the US in a matter of years, yet China’s ambitions remain unfettered. From its insatiable demand for luxury goods to its property bubble that has yet to burst, China’s growth is truly remarkable. At the same time, however, it remains the world’s biggest totalitarian state.

And yet while China rises, the world fixates on Trump’s tweets, and the latest she-said-he-said of Brexit.

So, at UnHerd this week we have been focusing on #ChinaNotTrump, and have published a series of pieces exploring the ascent, influence and history of China. In this video we examine ten lesser known facts about The People’s Republic.