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metric ton

[′me·trik ′tən]
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tonne

A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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5 million for the start-up of a new reactor for the refining plant's cracking unit, as well as for the construction of an oxygen production plant with a capacity of 160 metric tonnes per day.
For the first nine months, sales were up 1pc year-on year to 689,203 metric tonnes, while production increased by 14,723 metric tonnes to reach 697,508 metric tonnes year-to-date.
3 million metric tonnes wheat procurement target for this year to Sindh province, said a statement.
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According to Bahl, "This represents a projected consumption growth of more than 6 million metric tonnes, or 36 percent of total worldwide growth over the period, which should be more than sufficient to propel Asia/Pacific to the top spot among polyethylene consumers.
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125 million metric tonnes from the previous level of 1.