China Population: 1,331,460,000 (in 2009, source: World Bank)
GDP: $5.75 trillion (nominal: 2nd; 2010)
GDP growth: 10.46% (major economies: 1st; 2010)
GDP per capita: $4,283 (nominal: 95th; 2010)
Labor force: 819.5 million (1st; 2009)
Main industries: mining and ore processing, iron, steel, aluminum, and other metals, coal; machine building; armaments; textiles and apparel; petroleum; cement; chemicals; fertilizers; consumer products, including footwear, toys, and electronics; food processing; transportation equipment, including automobiles, rail cars and locomotives, ships, and aircraft; telecommunications equipment, commercial space launch vehicles, satellites.
In economics, BRICS refers to a group of countries, namely, Brazil, Russia, India and China, four countries with massive potential. They features a similar stage of newly advanced economic development.