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The U.S. ranks 2nd in raisin exports

22 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the USDA, in 2009-2010, the United States exported 150,000 metric tons of raisins, or 21.6% of the world’s total raisin exports, which is enough to make the United States rank second out of twenty ranked countries in that category. Turkey ranks first, exporting 250,000 metric tons, or 36.0% of the world total.

The U.S. ranks 5th in raisin imports

8 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 2009-2010, the United States imported 23,000 metric tons of raisins, or 3.7% of the world’s total raisin imports. That’s enough to make the United States rank fifth out of twenty ranked countries. Russia ranks first, importing 60,000 metric tons, or 9.8% of the world total.