Natural Gas Output Cracks 100b M3 Mark
China's natural gas output rose 7.3% to 101.2 billion m3 in 2011, the Ministry of Land Resources said. The nation's oil output largely remained unchanged at 201 million tons last year.
China World's No 2 App Market
China has become the world's second biggest market of cellphone applications after app downloads almost trebled in the country last year, according to App Annie. The number of mobile internet service users in China grew 17.5% to 356 million in 2011, App Annie added.
200m 3G Service Users in China by Year End
The number of 3G service subscribers in China will increase by 120 million to 200 million and account for 20% of all mobile service users this year, predicted Wang Zhiqin, a senior official at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Wang also said 156 million out of 513 million Chinese netizens had broadband connections as of the end of 2011.
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