Published on September 27, 2013
15 FACTS ABOUT CHINA THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND Joanne Chen Sept 2013 Source: Business Insider Feb 2010 http://www.businessinsider.com/15-facts-about-china-that-will-blow-your-mind-2010-2?op=1
Source: Mckinsey, ”Preparing for China’s urban billion” 2009 http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/urbanization/preparing_for_urban_billion_in_china
By 2025, China will have 221 cities with one million–plus inhabitants—compared with 35 cities of this size in Europe today—and 23 cities with more than five million. For companies in China and around the world, the scale of China’s urbanization promises substantial new markets and investment opportunities. China’s Unban Growth Video Link:
Source: Mckinsey, ”Preparing for China’s urban billion” Feb,2009 http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/urbanization/preparing_for_urban_billion_in_china
A pedestrian bridge – The city of Lujiazui, (in the Pudong district of Shanghai) China http://www.amusingplanet.com/2012/12/circular-pedestrian-bridge-in-lujiazui.html Shanghai Freeway
In 2010, There are an estimated 54 million Christians in China comprised of about 40 million Protestants and 14 million Catholics. (Italy has 60 million people in total, and has 47.4 million Christians, a full 12% less than China.) Source:http://shanghaiist.com/2007/09/03/china_home_to_t.php
http://www.epm.org/resources/2010/Oct/18/map-showing-distribution-christians-china/ Map f r om Gl obal Mappi ng I nt er nat i onal , showi ng t he di st r i but i on of Chr i st i ans i n Chi na:
Source：British Council (2009 Survey) http://www.britishcouncil.org/darwin_now_survey_global.pdf Source: 为何当今相信进化论的中国人远远多于欧美？ http://news.ifeng.com/history/shixueyuan/200912/1203_7183_1460496.shtml
Source: Business insider,The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2005/jun/14/newmedia.china
http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2009/06/02/New-stats-Chinese-internet-habits.aspx Shenzhen has highest Weibo (mini blogs) penetration rate Link to CNN Video: China’s rebel blogger Han Han http://www.cnn.com Having Blogs
Source: U.S. Naval Institute http://www.usni.org/news-and-features/chinese-kill-weapon
China has about 3.4 million active military personnel compared to America’s 1.4 million. After years of conjecture, details have begun to emerge of a "kill weapon" developed by the Chinese to target and destroy U.S. aircraft carriers.
Source: Xinhua / China Daily http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-08/09/content_8546425.htm Source: Reuters http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/12/10/us-china-foodmarket-idUSHKG27143120071210
China market may be breeding ground for deadly viruses The concept of buying food once a week and putting it in your fridge doesn't really exist in China yet.It's produced today, bought today, and eaten later today. The town was sealed off after Plague Deaths (2009) Ziketan is an ethnically Tibetan town in the east of Qinghai Province http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/world/asia/04china.html http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/12/10/us-china-foodmarket-idUSHKG27143120071210
Source:The Australian http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/small-business-failures-alarm-chinas-official-levels/story-e6frg8zx- 1225816075002
Source:The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/dec/28/akmal-shaikh-china-execution-background Source: USA Today http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-06-14-death-van_x.htm
Source:The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/6636631/Chinas-middle-class-rise-up- in-environmental-protest.html
EIGHT OF SHANGHAI'S TOP TEN STOCKS ARE STATE-CONTROLLED ARMS OF THE GOVERNMENT. Shanghai stock exchange building
Source: European Commission Report http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-09-1106_en.htm?locale=en
China was the main source country for [intellectual property rights] infringing articles with 54% of the total amount.― CD/DVD was the top category which accounted for 44%, followed by cigarettes (23%) and clothing and accessories (10%)." The production of counterfeit goods in China has been a booming industry. Cl ot hi ng DVD's and CD's Appl e Pr oduct s Wat ches Shoes Pr escr i pt i on & over t he count er Dr ugs Aut o Par t s Chi l dr en's Toys http://crls-4120.wikispaces.com/The+Production+of+Counterfeit+Goods+in+China
Source:Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_water_crisis Source:World Bank
Chi na has 20% of t he wor l d’s popul at i on but onl y 7% of gl obal wat er r esour ces. Chi na has 20% of t he wor l d’s popul at i on but onl y 7% of gl obal wat er r esour ces. Thi s means t hat 700 mi l l i on peopl e dr i nk cont ami nat ed wat er ever y day.
Source: Market Watch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/chinas-gdp-overtake-us-early
http://seekingalpha.com/article/173265-chinese-exports-can-emerging-markets-replace-the-u-s-consumer Provincial GDP Figures 2011
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