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metric ton

[′me·trik ′tən]
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A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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Table 10: World Steel Demand in Million Metric Tons (MMT):
63 percent increase as about 260,481 metric tons of basmati rice worth $302.
8 million metric tons of cargo fell on the internal transportation, and some 2.
46 percent in first four months as 203,712 metric tons of basmati rice worth US$ 189.
Full development of phases 22-24 involves construction of four new jackets, each weighing 2,000 metric tons, four wellhead platforms and accessories with a total weight of 2,300 metric tons (2,535 ton), four connecting bridges each weighing 240 metric tons (264 tons), and four flares each weighing 110 metric tons (121 tons).
The company raised the domestic wholesale prices of 300-series cold- and hot-rolled stainless steel by between NT$5,000 and NT$6,000 per metric ton, as well as export prices by 5% or between US$250 and US$280 per metric ton, making the adjustments the highest monthly increases since the second half of last year.
Thus, its 2010 production is 2 013 728 metric tons more than the amount of coal extracted in 2009.
5 million metric tons equated to an annual consumption of 9.
Fuel oil exports soared by 54,000 metric tons to top 641,000 over the same period.
Of that amount, only approximately 2,140 metric tons of global consumption would be available for the market.
According to Rossman, there are no official figures regarding the consumption of the product last year, but the volume is believed to have been between 302,000 and 315,000 metric tons.
The nearby Ningbo Zhonghua mill, built in 1985, has three machines with an annual capacity of 500,000 metric tons of coated paperboard.