By David Lea
An in-depth survey of the foremost commodities of the realm * Profiles every one commodity intimately * presents in-depth records on construction * comprises a useful listing Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all significant agricultural and mineral items together with aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, espresso, tobacco, wheat, ordinary gasoline, soybeans, zinc, lead and phosphates * every one commodity is profiled intimately with details on actual visual appeal, historical past, makes use of, significant markets, traits famous, significant importers and exporters * Statistical information of modern degrees of construction at a world and person kingdom point * contemporary traits in costs with indexes of export costs * A listing of companies eager about commodities.
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Tons in 1999 to 2m. tons in 2000. About 60% of the country’s recoverable bauxite is in the eastern state of Orissa. 9m. tons in the year to March 2001. 8m. tons per year, was completed by mid-2000. At the same time, the company increased the annual capacity of its alumina refinery in Orissa from 800,000 tons to 1,050,000 tons. NALCO and the privately-owned Hindalco Industries Ltd are among the world’s lowest-cost producers of alumina and aluminium. In 1999 Hindalco decided to expand the annual capacity of its aluminium smelter at Renukoot, in Uttar Pradesh, by 100,000 tons (from its existing capacity of 242,000 tons).
Essentially, the above examples show that poverty of households and nations is the fundamental threat to food security, and that, to a large extent, this is really a development problem, and must be recognized as such. , that render a nation food-insecure in the first instance or restrict its ability to become food secure, are in fact characteristics of a low level of economic development of a country. Most developing countries exhibit one or more of these characteristics. Although the immediate reason for food insecurity in particular developing countries and at different points in time could vary, the only long-term solution is sustained economic development in the poor countries of the world.
The transfer of Guymine to the private sector commenced in 1996. COMMODITY SURVEYS 37 In November 1998 a preliminary agreement was signed for the construction of a primary aluminium smelter, with an eventual capacity of 474,000 tons per year, at Point Lisas, Trinidad. , would proceed in two stages. The first phase, with an annual capacity of 237,000 tons, was to be completed in 2002. Its metal output would, according to the proposals, be exported to Europe and North America. However, in early 1999, with international prices of aluminium at their lowest for about five years (see below), plans for the Trinidad smelter project were postponed.
Agricultural and Mineral Commodities Year Book by David Lea