Some interesting China Stats

23 12 2004

The “Sleeping Giant” is definitely awake these days.

Look at these stats:

China is world’s largest producer of aspirin and vitamin C. In 2003 its vitamin C export reached 54,000 tons – about one third of global consumption (China excluded).

A new power plant emerges every week in China. The growth of electricity market in 2004 alone is equivalent to the aggregate of electricity market in Britain.

It has a population of 1.3 billion. One of every five persons on this planet is Chinese.

In China 300,000 persons are very rich. Apart from fixed assets their disposable assets reach $1 million.

The complete article can be found at the “People’s Daily Online”, quoting its original source as “French L’Express Weekly”



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