Yglesias

The Lure of the East

CREDIT:

Eric Rauchway posted this map showing per capita Coca Cola consumption around the world in 1996:

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It’s fascinating to consider how much money could be made if 15-20 years from now consumption in China and India is up to the level currently seen in, say, Brazil. Coke’s most recent annual report indicates that Chinese consumption of Coca-Cola Company products increased from eight servings per capita in 1998 to 28 in 2008.

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