Whoda Thunk It
Out of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries, China's been the worst performer over the past ten years. The top performer? India. I never would have guessed that, but that's how it's been. See this article for more on the topic (definitely worth reading):
Shadowed By the China Craze, India Outperforms
China's actually been an underperformer of the majority of emerging markets, but it's gained a lot of press over the past couple years after its economy has started heating up. Obviously past results don't signify what the future will bring, but this is an interesting fact that seems to have been completely ignored.