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$9 trillion (Rs 387 lakh crore): Oil revenues Gulf countries will earn by 2020 if the prices remain at $100 per barrel

Print Edition: August 24, 2008

$9 trillion (Rs 387 lakh crore): Oil revenues Gulf countries will earn by 2020 if the prices remain at $100 per barrel

4.8 million: Vehicles Toyota Motor Company sold worldwide during the first half of this year. General Motors said it sold 4.5 million vehicles in the same period. Toyota came a narrow second to GM in the race to be the largest auto company in the world in 2007

$2 billion (Rs 8,600 crore): Direct revenues likely to be generated by the Beijing Olympics for the host city from sponsorships, licensing, advertisements, ticket sales and broadcasting rights, according to the Beijing Olympic Economy Research Association

€630 million (Rs 4,300 crore): Price at which Unilever sold its Bertolli olive oil business to Spain’s Grupo SOS. Bertolli is one of the best-selling brands of olive oils in the world. People are consuming more olive oil because of health benefits, such as lower cholesterol

325.78 million: Number of telephone connections in India at the end of June 2008, of which the total wireless subscriber (GSM, CDMA & WLL) base stood at 286.86 million

$7.3 billion (Rs 31,390 crore): The projected increase in spending on security biometrics worldwide by 2013, up from around $3 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) in 2008

73,050 million units: Power deficit faced by India between April 2007 and March 2008, led largely by states like Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh

$90 billion (Rs 3,87,000 crore): The estimated cost of the first phase of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project

$30.6 billion: Is the notional value of the portfolio of risky mortgage debt that Merrill Lynch sold recently for a sum of $6.7 billion to Lone Star Funds

Rs 8,000 crore: Size of the biscuit market in the country

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