Archive for May, 2012

The U.S. ranks 2nd in beef exports

30 May 2012 Leave a comment

According to the International Trade Centre, in 2010 the United States exported $1,876,306,000 worth of  “meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled,” or 10.4% of all the fresh or chilled beef exports in the world. That is enough to make the United States rank second in that category. Netherlands ranks first, exporting $2,172,798,000 (or 12.0%) of the world’s beef.

The U.S. ranks 3rd in liking the United States

23 May 2012 132 comments

According to the Pew Global Attitudes Project, seventy-nine percent of Americans in 2011 had a favorable view of Americans. That makes the United States rank third out of twenty-three countries ranked in that category. Japan ranks first, with eight-five percent of Japanese having a favorable view of the United States.

In 2010, the United States ranked second (Kenya was first), with 86% of Americans having a favorable view of the United States.

The U.S. ranks 6th in ass imports

23 May 2012 3 comments

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2012 the United States imported $25,000 worth of asses, or 4.4% of the world’s total value of ass imports. That was enough to make the United States rank sixth out of eighteen ass importing countries. Nepal ranks first, importing $180,000 worth of asses, or 31.5% of the world’s total.