Monday, January 28, 2008

China jot

  • In 2008 China and India will be the largest contributers to worldwide growth for the first time.
  • 70% of 2 million annual deaths attributed to cancer in China may be pollution-related.
Sources: IMF (via The Economist); statistic attributed to "cancer experts" -- from a speech by Pan Yue, deputy director the State Environmental Protection Administration, that was posted on the SEPA website (via The Economist).

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