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Rs 44 crore: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s paycheck for 2007-08, a 45 per cent increase over his remuneration of Rs 30.46 crore in the previous year

Print Edition: June 15, 2008

Rs 44 crore: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s paycheck for 2007-08, a 45 per cent increase over his remuneration of Rs 30.46 crore in the previous year

10: The number of Fortune 500 companies that are currently headed by CEOs of India origin

$1 billion (Rs 4,300 crore): World Bank’s commitment to agriculture in South Asia for 2008, up from $300 million (Rs 1,290 crore) in 2007

8.9 per cent: The percentage of the Indian workforce employed directly and indirectly by the tourism sector. Globally, 8.1 per cent of all working people are employed in the sector

1 per cent: India’s share of the global art market

$50 billion: The value of the organised toy industry worldwide. Of this, the US toy market alone is estimated at $22 billion and the EU market is pegged at $12 billion. In 2007-08, India exported toys worth Rs 120 crore across the globe, compared to China’s exports of $3 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) to the US alone

48,000: The number of employees at Reliance Industries. Of these, 10,000 are engineers, 3,000 MBAs, 1,000 accountants and 200 doctorates

Rs 25,000 crore: Estimated market size of India’s microfinance sector by 2012, compared to Rs 2,700 crore now

$10 billion: Value of weapons sold by Russia to India over the past five years. Contracts worth $9 billion between the two countries are in the process of being finalised

Rs 2,900 crore: State Bank of India’s total agricultural NPAs as of March 2008

9,000: Number of jobs Citigroup is planning to cut worldwide. It employs 370,000 people across the world

106: The number of Rolls-Royce cars sold in China and Hong Kong last year. That is 10 per cent of the company’s worldwide sales

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