Eggs stain the Japanese embassy in Beijing during four days of major protests.
The numbers making news during the week of September 17, 2012
40 Percent Proportion of Chinese women who are dissatisfied with their sex lives, according to a survey by the China Population Communication Center. China.org.cn $340 Billion Trade volume between China and Japan, now at risk with the Diaoyu Island showdown. Bloomberg 18,800 Number of reservations that have been cancelled between China and Japan on All Nippon Airways Co., Japan’s biggest airline by passengers, between September and November. Wall Street Journal 3.5 million Tourists traveling between the US and China last year, according to China's top tourism official. People’s Daily $7.7 billion The total amount Chinese tourists spent in the United States last year, an average of $7,107 for each tourist. China Daily 26 percent Proportion of Americans who say China can be trusted, according to an extensive PEW survey on American attitudes toward China. 9 out of 20 Of the world’s tallest buildings under construction are going up in China. Bloomberg 1 million The number of vehicles that the Chinese Automakers’ Association predicts China will export this year. New York Times 3,000 to 5,000 The amount of hybrid buses the central government hopes to bring to cities. The government will extend the promotion beyond the current 25 cities by subsidizing the vehicles. China Daily 7.7 billion Books published in China last year, making it the world’s biggest book publishing market by volume. China Daily 19 percent The estimated increase in sugar production for the season starting in October. China is the largest sugar importer and sugar is its second-largest crop. Bloomberg 320 million yuan The record-high box office revenue China’s animation industry reported last year. China Daily
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