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Population Growth Rates Report

With our product being be most successful in a highly populated country, the following are the top ten most populated countries and their growth rates. China is the largest country with a population of 1.3 billion and an annual growth rate of 2.5%. Indian is second with a population of 1.087 billion and an annual growth rate of 1.7%. The United States in the third most populated country with a population of 294 million and an annual growth rate of 0.6%. Indonesia is the fourth most populated country with a population of 218 million and an annual growth rate of 1.6%. Brazil is the fifth most populated country with a population of 179 million and an annual growth rate of 1.3%. Pakistan is the sixth most populated country with an annual growth rate of 159 million and an annual growth rate of 2.4%. Russia is the seventh most populated country with a population of 144 million and an annual growth rate of -0.6%. Bangladesh is the eighth most populated country with a population of 141 million and an annual growth rate of 2.1%. Nigeria is the ninth most populated country with a population of 137 million and an annual growth rate of 2.9%. Japan is the tenth most populated country with a population of 128 million and a annual growth rate of 0.1%. (2004 World Population Data Sheet, 2004, p. 2-12)
China, as of 2002, became the largest recipient of foreign direct investment at $53 billion. While this is by far the largest amount, it only represents a per capita foreign direct investment of $30 per person. The compares poorly to other developing nations such as Brazil with a per capita foreign direct investment of approximates $195 per person. This represents a significant opportunity for our company to leverage the discrepancy and harness a under utilized market. (Reforms Could Boost China’s Ability to Attract Foreign Investment, March 7, 2003,…...

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