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Numbers of note

$40 billion (Rs 1.72 lakh crore): Estimated annual loss to India Inc. due to corporate frauds by company insiders, according to a survey conducted by India Forensic Research

$40 billion (Rs 1.72 lakh crore): Estimated annual loss to India Inc. due to corporate frauds by company insiders, according to a survey conducted by India Forensic Research

4,500 tonnes: Estimated olive oil imports in 2008-09, up from 2,300 tonnes in 2007-08 and 1,400 tonnes in 2006-07. Rising health consciousness among the Indian urban middle class is cited as the main factor for the spurt

118 per cent: The rise in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices over the past three years

214: The number of new nuclear reactors proposed globally, which will add 179,345 MW of installed capacity annually

15,000: The number of people that Trent’s Star Bazar will recruit after setting up 50 new stores across the country

180,000: The number of people that Accenture employs in 49 countries globally

$52 billion (Rs 2.24 lakh crore): Value of Belgiumbased InBev NV’s sweetened takeover bid for US brewer Anheuser-Busch. Once consummated, the deal will create the world’s largest beer maker

353: Ranking of Tata Steel in the Fortune 500 list. The other Indian companies on that list are IOC (#116), RIL (#206), BPCL (#287), HPCL (#290), ONGC (#335) and SBI (#380)

Rs 400 crore: Money that Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) will invest in Chhattisgarh over the next three years on Jatropha plantations

50,000: The number of trees that can be saved from being felled each year if airlines worldwide switch to electronic tickets and abolish paper tickets all together

35 per cent: The market share of diesel cars in the passenger car segment in India. This is expected to rise to 50 per cent by 2010