Question by John J: Read Chinese? Foreign Aid to China 2008 Sichuan Earthquake: LAOS .5 mil/ U.S. .9 mil?
Casualties 68,712 dead
partial list of foreign aid, highest amounts first
Republic of China
In 2008, Sino-Saudi bilateral trade was worth € 32,500,000,000,making Saudi Arabia China’s largest trading partner in Western Asia.In the first quarter of 2010, Saudi oil export to China has reached over 1 million barrels, exceeding export to USA.
(Macao is one of the two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong)
source in chinese, wikipedia footnotes:
read Chinese? can you confirm the $ 5.5 aid ?
Laos: GDP (2009 est.): $ 5.7 billion.
Per capita income (2009 est.): $ 878.
[France $ 385,500 ! }
1) How could Laos donate more than the U.S. ?
2) why did Germany donate so much?
3) why did France donate so little?
4) why is the U.S. aid lower than several others, even Laos?
Answer by thecharleslloyd
Each country allows a budget for such things. americas budget got hit hard last year, the others not so hard.
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