...although on smaller scale. Turkey has improved its scientific performance at a rate almost rivalling that of China. Full Report: http://royalsociety.org/uploadedFil...rts/2011-03-28-Knowledge-networks-nations.pdf AFP Summary: AFP: China set to outstrip US in science research output Overall economic growth was 8.9 % in 2010. Turkey's Economy Grows by 9% - WSJ.com 4th quarter 2010 growth was 9.2 %. 1st quarter 2011 growth has not been anounced.