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The U.S. ranks 2nd in beer production

1 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Barth-Haas Group, in 2005 the United States brewed 230,245,000 hectalitres of beer, making the U.S. rank second in that category. The biggest beer producer, China, brewed 306,156,000 hectalitres. The top five beer producing countries–China, the United States, Germany, Brazil, and Russia–accounted for 52% of the total global beer production in 2005.

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The U.S. ranks 2nd in cardinals

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According to the website http://www.catholic-pages.com, 17 of the 199 Roman Catholic cardinals are American, which makes the United States rank second in that category. Italy ranks first, with 42 cardinals.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in steel production

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According to the World Steel Association, in 2008 the United States produced 91.5 million metric tonnes of steel, a decline of 6.8% from 2007. In both years, the United States ranked third in that category. China ranked first, producing 502 million metric tonnes of steel in 2008, up 2.6% from the previous year. Globally, there was a decline of 1.2% in total steel production from 2007 to 2008.

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The U.S. ranks 4th in cheese imports

1 February 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States ranked fourth in terms of the dollar value of cheese and curd imports. Germany ranked first.

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