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The U.S. ranks 11th in iron ore imports

5 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $611,302,000 worth of iron ore, or 1.5% of the world total, enough to make the United States rank eleventh in that category. China ranked first, importing $18,379,477,000 worth of iron ore, or 45.5% of the world total.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in suspected drug criminals

5 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to data collected in 2005 and 2006 by the Tenth United Nations Survey of Crime Trends, 624.03 out of every 100,000 Americans is a drug crime suspect, a rate that makes the United States rank first in that category.

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