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Numbers of note

July 17, 2007

$1.5 billion (Rs 6,150 crore): The amount Citigroup Venture Capital International will invest in India over the next three years

300 million: The number of people worldwide who are now accessing the internet using fast broadband connections

11: The number of chocolate, chewing gum and sweet factories that Cadbury Schweppes plans to close around the world over the next four years

Rs 1,17,000 crore: The current GDP of Delhi. This is projected to grow to Rs 1,75,000 crore by 2010

15.1 per cent: The growth recorded by the Indian manufacturing sector in April 2007, up from 11 per cent in April 2006

$333 billion: Funds mobilised by developing countries from international markets in 2006

$54 billion (Rs 2,21,400 crore): Estimated value of the global KPO market

37 per cent: The rate at which the Indian organised retail sector is expected to grow this year

4,120 MW: Current power production capacity of nuclear power plants in India

Around 13,000: The number of movie screens in India, compared to 65,000 and 36,000 in China and the US, respectively

71: Number of listed Indian companies with $1 billion (Rs 4,100 crore) in annual sales, up from 29 five years ago

212 million: Total number of telecom subscribers in India till the end of April 2007. Of this, 171 million are mobile phone users. The government has set a target of taking this figure to 250 million by the end of 2007

132.7 million: The number of cases of beer, worth Rs 10,000 crore, consumed in India in 2006-07


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