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Saturday, August 21, 2004

China's crop trade deficit recorded for 1st time 2004-08-20 08:16:04

    Mostly in Agriculture  importing US$3.73 billion more than it exported.

    The country averaged an agriculture trade surplus of US$4.3 billion a year

between 1995 and 2003.

    In 2004 exported US$10.62 billion  

    Imports - hit a record US$14.35 billion, producing a US$3.73 billion deficit.

    grain (rice, corn, wheat and barley), edible oil, and cotton.

    The United States alone exported US$4.96 billion worth of farm produce to China, a jump of 68.1 per cent   

    China's agricultural exports to the US were valued at US$1.12 billion, up by 26.9%

Net change = +++ US 3.84 BILLION

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

A reader asks - â??$200 billion for Iraq

Robber Baronâ??s - Macy's and Bloomingdale's, is expected to settle regulatory charges that it tried to maintain a monopoly on bridal registries that inflated wedding gift prices.

Monday, August 02, 2004

Why was the July 29 Iraq Conference delayed? Does anyone know when it be rescheduled?


Returning USA Soldier - Just back from Iraq - says Gas is selling in Iraq for 6 cents a gallon. Because of Iraq ONLY having ONE Refinery, the Crude is shipped out, and gas shipped back in. Who pays for that?  



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