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3 EU-27 Canada Australia US Russia 2000/ / / / / /2011 MT (x1000) 40,000 35,000 30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 WHEAT EXPORTS

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6 Importance of Gold to Indians Gold holds great sacred meaning in Indian culture, as it is the symbol of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, which is considered highly auspicious. Hindus believe that their goddess was born from the cosmic egg of gold, and hence buying gold will bring them good fortune, and destiny.

7 There are special days in Hindu calendar, which encourage its followers to buy gold on that specific day such as Dhanteras and Dassera. Hindus believe that it will bring good omen if they will make gold purchases on these propitious days. Besides, the Incas have referred to gold as tears of the Sun, which adds more towards spiritual significance, as sun is the sign of authority.

8 Importance of Gold in India Gold holds great sacred meaning in Indian culture, as it is the symbol of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi, who was born from the cosmic egg of gold. Dhanteras and Dassera are special holidays on the Hindu calendar for purchasing gold, which is believed to bring one good fortune.

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10 Germany France USA China Japan Numbers in billions of dollars Top Exporting Nations and Value in 2004

11 Top Importing Nations and Value in 2004 USA – Germany – China – France – United Kingdom – Numbers in billions of dollars

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13 Global Trade is the exchange of goods and services across the world. Globalization has made trade much easier since planes, trucks, and trains now allow us to travel at much further distances then in the past. Without this transportation some countries would find themselves isolated and wouldnt be able to have goods that weren't native to their land.

14 1. United States $2.4 Trillion Exports/Imports per year 2.China $2.2 Trillion Exports/Imports per year 3.Germany $1.6 Trillion Exports/Imports per year 4. Japan 1.2 Trillion Exports/Imports per year 5. France 900 Billion Exports/Imports per year

15 Global Trade is the exchange of goods and services across the world. Globalization is possible due to modern transportation technology. Without trade, some countries would find themselves isolated and wouldnt be able to have goods that weren't native to their land.

16 1. United States$2.4 Trillion 2.China $2.2 Trillion 3.Germany $1.6 Trillion 4. Japan $1.2 Trillion 5. France $900 Billion (Total Imports and Exports per year)

17 1.Red is the United States 2.Pink is China 3. Blue is Germany 4. Green is Japan 5. Orange is France

18 United States China Germany Japan France

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20 Crude Oil Iron/Steel Agricultural Products Energy Products Precious Metals and Stones

21 Crude Oil Iron/Steel Agricultural Products Energy Products Precious Metals and Stones

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27 OPEC The countries in OPEC are: Venezuela, Algeria, Nigeria, Libya, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Indonesia

28 OPEC Oil-Producing and Exporting Countries

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30 -Solid Carbonaceous material derived from the destructive distillation of low-ash. --Cokes range from grey, hard and porous. MAN-MADE USES - Fuel and Reducing agent -Reduces Iron Oxide to create Iron and Steel -Works for some stoves and furnaces

31 Solid Carbonaceous material derived from the destructive distillation of low-ash (man-made). Cokes range from grey, hard and porous. USES Fuel and Reducing agent Reduces Iron Oxide to create Iron and Steel Works for some stoves and furnaces

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34 Orange Juice there are only two main players: the State of Florida(US) and Sao Paulo(Brazil ) A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry. And the number three spot when it come to Americas favorite drink.

35 Orange Juice Two main players Florida(US) Sao Paulo(Brazil) A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Third on the list of Americas favorite drinks

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37 Export Coffee Exporters Top ten are shown in yellow CountryBags (thousands) 1. Brazil 36, Vietnam 16, Colombia 12, Indonesia 7, Ethiopia 4, Mexico 4, India 4, Guatemala 4,100 Top Coffee Exporters 2007

38 Top Coffee Exporters (2007) Top Coffee Exporters (2007) 10 largest in yellow CountryBags (thousands) 1. Brazil 36, Vietnam 16, Colombia 12, Indonesia 7, Ethiopia 4, Mexico 4, India 4, Guatemala 4,100

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40 Regions such as Central America and the Caribbean are large exporters of bananas and do not consume large amounts of them Companies have been accused of bribing officials to have preferential treatment so they can monopolize the banana trade United Fruit Company- now surviving as Chiquita was accused of bribing Latin American officials for preferential treatment The term banana republic applies to countries (most in Central America) whose economies are dominated by the banana trade

41 Banana republic= a politically unstable country dependent upon limited agriculture- bananas, and ruled by a corrupt government whose main goal is to protect the companies The profits derived from private exploitation of public lands are private property, and the debts incurred are public responsibility This leads to uneven economy, devalued paper money, no international development credit, corrupt government and prevents the native people from making money Examples: Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama

42 Central America and the Caribbean are large exporters of bananas Bribery and Monopoly? United Fruit Company (Chiquita) Banana Republic

43 A politically unstable country dependent upon limited agriculture Private exploitation of public lands Result: an uneven economy Examples: Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama

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45 C OFFEE AS AN AGRICULTURAL BASED COMMODITY Coffee is bought and sold by roasters, investors and price speculators as a commodity 12 billion pounds of coffee is consumed around the globe annually USA has over 130 million coffee drinkers

46 C OFFEE AS AN A GRICULTURAL C OMMODITY Worldwide, 12 billion pounds of coffee is consumed annually

47 C OFFEE P RODUCTION In 2009 Brazil was the world leader in production of green coffee, followed by Vietnam, Indonesia, and Colombia Arabica coffee beans are cultivated in Latin America, Eastern Africa, Arabia, or Asia. Robusta coffee beans are grown in western and Central Africa, throughout Southeast Asia, and to some extent in Brazil. m R A

48 C OFFEE P RODUCTION Arabica coffee beans are cultivated in Latin America, Eastern Africa, Arabia, or Asia. Robusta coffee beans are grown in western and Central Africa, throughout Southeast Asia, and to some extent in Brazil.

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50 Petroleum Atomic structure of octane, a hydrocarbon found in petroleum. Lines represent single bonds, black spheres are carbon molecules, white spheres represent hydrogen. Illustration depicting formation of natural gas and petroleum

51 Petroleum Atomic structure of octane, a hydrocarbon found in petroleum. Lines represent single bonds, black spheres are carbon molecules, white spheres represent hydrogen. The formation of natural gas and petroleum

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