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floor area ratio

The ratio of the total floor area of a building (excluding areas such as mechanical rooms or the areas of floors used exclusively for mechanical equipment) to the area of the lot on which the building is built.
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Far East Asia's import requirements continue to grow but arr rapidly being caught up by China, which is now by far and away the largest buyer of recovered fiber on world markers.
26, 2002 by Far East Energy that the signing was to take place in Beijing, at the People's Great Hall in the People's Republic of China and attended by senior executives from Far East Energy, CUCBM, ConocoPhillips, ChevronTexaco and other governmental dignitaries in Beijing.
The data for each of the four prospective areas flown is to be reviewed and "Target Areas" for follow-up drilling are to be selected by Far West and BHP Chile at that time.