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The U.S. ranks 8th in rice imports

16 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States imported $260,863,000 worth of rice, enough to make it rank eighth in that category. Saudi Arabia ranked first, importing $580,585,000 worth of rice.

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The U.S. ranks 27th in longevity

16 April 2009 5 comments

According to the United Nations, 11.6% of Americans have a probability of not living to the age of sixty, a rate that makes the United States rank twenty-seventh out of fifty-one ranked countries in the likelihood of living to age sixty. Iceland ranks first, with only a 5.9% chance of not living to age sixty.

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