China Produces More Cement Than…The Rest of the World, Added Up.

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China’s the kind of giant that will overwhelm all statisticians. They have produced more steel than the next 10 countries in the world, added up. (Yes, we’ve written about this earlier) And India’s a VERY big part of that statistic, but it pales in comparison with the Great Wall.

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(Indeed, India’s bigger than the remaining 9 of these, added up) And China’s four times India!

In fact, China produces more cement than the REST OF THE WORLD, Combined.

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Context: Bill Gates tweeted this today:

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India’s going to be another huge element on that list. Developing, yes, but developing into giants. Cement using giants.

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4 comments “China Produces More Cement Than…The Rest of the World, Added Up.”

How much water consumed to set it?

May be apples to oranges comparision. US won’t use much of cement in housing while US & India whatever it is, it’s built with Cement. In India even we build roads with Cement.

Deepak

I really wonder what they are doing with all these cement and steel.Anyway people cant eat them. They are building ghost cities ,it seems
http://goo.gl/Z5sXyC

Rajesh

China and India may end up with one heck of an environmental and human quality-of-life disaster.