Part of my services at this site: Parade stats on the ... Amazing China Story. Between 2000 and 2003, foreign companies opened 60,000 factories in China.* That's right ... SIXTY THOUSAND. Source: Edward Gresser, the Progressive Policy Institute/Washington, courtesy the Wall Street Journal/09.27.2004.
(*I keep re-reading the WSJ article, because I'm sure I read it wrong. 60,000?? 3 years?? Nope. Got it right.)