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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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Mr Jawahery said GPIC exported to the US market 269,000 metric tonnes including 201,000 metric tonnes of urea and 68,000 metric tonnes of methanol, to Australia a total of 115,000 metric tonnes of urea.