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Profit earned by Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2007, the largest annual profit by the world’s biggest publicly traded oil company.

Print Edition: March 9, 2008

$40.6 billion (Rs 1.62 lakh crore): Profit earned by Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2007, the largest annual profit by the world’s biggest publicly traded oil company. Exxon also set a US record for the biggest quarterly profit, posting a net income of $11.7 billion (Rs 46,800 crore) for the final three months of 2007

Rs 43,155: Per capita income in Delhi, the highest in the country. Greater Mumbai (Rs 40,768) and Chandigarh (Rs 41,018) follow in second and third positions, according to a survey conducted by the National Council of Applied Economic Research, and Max New York Life

10 per cent: The percentage of Indians among buyers of London properties worth more than £4 million (Rs 31.2 crore) in 2007, according to estate agent Savills

$26 billion (Rs 1.04 lakh crore): Projected FDI inflows in 2008 due to easier FDI caps in the commodities exchanges, civil aviation and telecom sectors

4: The number of times the government cut import duties on edible oils in 2007 to boost domestic supplies

$950 million (Rs 3,800 crore): Projected valuation of the Indian animation industry by 2009

121 million: The number of futures contracts traded in India last year, compared to just six million in the US

11 million units: Gurgaon’s daily power requirement

More than 100,000: The number of vehicles in Delhi that use LPG

$9.5 trillion: The amount consumers in the US spent last year. The corresponding figure for China is $1 trillion and India $650 billion

Rs 9,250 crore: The cost of transforming Mumbai’s Dharavi slum into a world class urban centre

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$72 million: The amount pop star Madonna earned between June 2006 and June 2007

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