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The U.S. ranks 4th in cork

17 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2005 the United States exported $5,457,000 worth of cork, or 2.37% of the world’s total cork exports, enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. Spain ranked first, with $127,639,000 (55.47%) worth of cork exports.

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The U.S. ranks 103rd in fats and oils

17 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, Americans spend 1.78% of their total food budget on fats and oils, which makes the United States rank one hundred and third (out of 114 countries) in that category. Senegal ranks first, spending 13.95% of their total food expenditures on fats and oils. Japan ranks last, at 0.66%

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