Interesting Facts About Christmas Tree

…11, 31% of real Christmas trees sold were from chain stores or garden centers, 31% from cut and harvest farms, 14% from retail tree lots, and 13% from non-profit groups. In 2011, 84% of the Christmas trees purchased were pre-cut, and 16% were cut-your-own. An estimated 175,000 real Christmas trees are sold via e-commerce or catalogue and shipped mail order. The most popular Christmas trees are: Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Fraser fir,…

Indian Economy: 2009 Vs. 2010

…ion and GDP PPP will be $4,001 billion. If we compare per capita GDP, in 2009 GDP nominal per capita was $1,142 (142nd) and expected to be $1,176 for 2010. In 2009, GDP PPP per capita was $3,176 (127th) whereas in 2010 it is expected to be $3290. India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate significantly slowed to 6.7% in 2008-09, but subsequently recovered to 7.2% in 2009-10 Inflation A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes…

Impact of IT/ITES on Indian Economy

Impact of IT/ITES on Indian Economy

…er in computer sector. Today, it is one of the fastest growing nations and IT/ITES sector is busy writing the success story of India. Today, India’s GDP is growing at a massive rate of 8.9% (estimated FY2010-11). It is expected that the share of IT/ITES industry in this GDP will be 6.1% as against 1.2% of 1998. For the past 10 years, GDP of India has grown on an average 6-7% every year. If a sector’s share in this growing GDP has…