By The Numbers: July 20, 2012

The data driving Asia


The new cap on single ownership of an Indonesian bank. Indonesia released the new regulations on bank ownership July 18, but left some wiggle room for greater ownership by healthy lenders.

$7.24 billion

The amount the South Korean government has planned for the purchase of advanced combat fighters, in a project code named FX-III.


The number of feature films Rajesh Khanna appeared in; he starred as the lead role in 128 of them. Khanna, India’s first Bollywood superstar, passed away July 18 at the age of 69.


The number of deaths that could eventually be caused by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, according to a Stanford University study.


The percentage decrease in foreign direct investment inflows into China in the first half of 2012 compared to last year, attributed largely to Beijing’s efforts to prevent speculators from penetrating its overheated property sector but also indicative of the effects of slowing global growth.


1 comment for “By The Numbers: July 20, 2012

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