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Counterfeiting By The Numbers [Infographic]

For instance, did you know that in 2011, over 3,000 people were arrested for counterfeiting? Or that North Korea produces something called “Supernotes”? Or that the amount of counterfeit money taken out of the American system has quadrupled in the past five years?

Read more: http://www.learnvest.com/2012/05/infographic-counterfeiting-by-the-numbers-123/#ixzz1w9HQB52m

Counterfeiting By The Numbers INFOGRAPHIC

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Paper and paperboard production

Though it is based on wood, a natural renewable resource, the pulp and paper industry is one of the worst sources of pollution. It absorbs more than 40 per cent of all timber felled worldwide. Despite the development of digital communications tools global paper production is expected to increase by 2.2 per cent a year from 330 million tonnes at present to 440 million tonnes worldwide by 2015. The main growth areas are Asia and Eastern Europe, but annual per capita consumption in Western Europe is also expected to rise from 207 kilograms currently to 264 kilograms.

paper and paperboard production

Source : maps.grida.no