According to the Wine Institute, 12.54% of the wine consumed in the world in 2010 was consumed in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category. Five countries–the United States, France, Italy, Germany, and the United Kingdom–accounted for just under half of all the wine consumed in the world in that year.
According to the International Energy Agency, in 2010 the United States imported a net total of twenty-six terawatts of electricity, or 10.7% of the world’s total electricity imports. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Italy ranks first, importing forty-four terawatts, or 18.2% of the world’s total. Just five countries–Italy, Brazil, United States, Finland, and Argentina–account for over half of all electricity imports in the world.
According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2008 the United States produced 20865 metric tonnes of kiwi fruit, or 1.55% of the world total. That was enough to make the United States rank eighth out of twenty-one countries. Italy ranks first, producing 473,955 metric tonnes of kiwi fruit, or 35.18% of the world total.
Prepared by Kiernan Playford.
According to Olympic.org, the United has won two silver medals in Olympic men’s team fencing since 1904, which makes the United States tied for ninth with China and Sweden in that category. Italy ranks first, with nineteen Olympic men’s team fencing silver medals.