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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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said it would also raise prices of its major products, also noting having received orders for 25,000 metric tons of stainless steel in January, enough to last for the next three months and higher than expected.
At press time, LME was reporting inventory stocks falling even lower, to less than 4,500 metric tons, the lowest level since the early 1990s.
The imports of sugar also reduced by 20.97 % as it was recorded at 7,104 metric tons valuing $3.719 million, compared to 0,053 metric tons costing $4.706 million of same period of last year.
Owned and operated by the Western Isles Council, the plant started up in April 2004 and has a nominal throughput of about 2 metric tons per hour.
Besides, 5,070 metric tons seeds of different vegetables would also be required during the period under review as against the availability of 2,979.53 metric tons during of the year 2018-19 to promote vegetable output in the country, he added.
In Sahiwal Division, 1,790,000 metric tons wheat production target had been fixed and for this purpose wheat would be cultivated over 1,266,000 acres of land while a target of 2,567,000 metric tons wheat would be achieved from Multan Division by cultivating wheat over 2,110,000 acres of land.
From July-September, 2018, country spent US$ 292.612 million on the import of about 5913 metric tons of medicinal products for agriculture sector as against the import of 4,755 metric tons valuing US$ 239.43 million of same period of last year.
On the other hand, rice exports on month on month basis also witnessed tremendous increase in month of May, 2018 as compared the same month of last year as it went up by 79.62 percent and reached at 376,863 metric tons worth US$ 209.898 million.
Central Luzon was the frontrunner in producing chickens and hogs at a combined volume of 271,721 metric tons while Calabarzon placed second in both agricultural produce with combined volume of 167,074 metric tons.
Based on the 2016 Fisheries Situationer released by the PSA, the region produced 824,314.52 metric tons of fisheries products in 2016.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- Azerbaijan Railways CJSC transported 16 million metric tons worth of cargo in January-September 2014, the head of CJSC Arif Asgarov said Oct.13.
The state-owned company, which is part of the Bulgarian Energy Holding, a government energy megastructure, planned to produce 25 000 000 metric tons of coal in 2010, but completed the year with an output of 26 090 853 metric tons.