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Estimated number of people executed by all countries other than China in 2012

Estimated number of people executed by all countries other than China in 2012

By China

By China

Number of countries that the United States is bound by treaties to defend

Number of countries that the United States is bound by treaties to defend

Number that China is

Number that China is

Private enterprises licensed in China: 2,630,000

Private enterprises licensed in China: 2,630,000

Professional Ping-Pong players in China: 600

Professional Ping-Pong players in China: 600

Days before Time Warner’s Fortune Global Forum opened in China last fall that China banned Time’s special China issue: 6

Days before Time Warner’s Fortune Global Forum opened in China last fall that China banned Time’s special China issue: 6

Number of Avon ladies in China: 15,000

Number of Avon ladies in China: 15,000

Number of private jets in China: 2

Number of private jets in China: 2

Per-diem price of a bodyguard in Canton, China: $3

Per-diem price of a bodyguard in Canton, China: $3

In New York City: $250

In New York City: $250

Estimated number of privately owned cars in China: 100

Estimated number of privately owned cars in China: 100

Estimated number of government executions performed in China since 1983: 30,000

Estimated number of government executions performed in China since 1983: 30,000

Number of bicycles for every car in China: 200

Number of bicycles for every car in China: 200

Percentage change since 1996 in Amway sales in China: +183

Percentage change since 1996 in Amway sales in China: +183

Year in which China introduced the first paper currency: 1022

Year in which China introduced the first paper currency: 1022

Maximum tonnage by which pollution reduced China’s potential annual wheat production between 1994 and 1996: 10,000

Maximum tonnage by which pollution reduced China’s potential annual wheat production between 1994 and 1996: 10,000

Tons of wheat China imported during this period: 10,000

Tons of wheat China imported during this period: 10,000

Number of African nations that have trade deals with China: 41

Number of African nations that have trade deals with China: 41

Percentage of owners of private businesses in China who are members of the Communist Party: 34

Percentage of owners of private businesses in China who are members of the Communist Party: 34

Percentage of all adults in China who are: 5

Percentage of all adults in China who are: 5

Portion of the world’s motor vehicles that are in China: 1/17

Portion of the world’s motor vehicles that are in China: 1/17

Portion of the world’s annual traffic fatalities that are: 1/5

Portion of the world’s annual traffic fatalities that are: 1/5

Average number of mass protests in China each day: 200

Average number of mass protests in China each day: 200

Percentage change last year in foreign direct investment in China: ???2.1

Percentage change last year in foreign direct investment in China: ???2.1

Tons of U.S. chicken feet exported last year to China: 264,000

Tons of U.S. chicken feet exported last year to China: 264,000

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