Posts Tagged ‘Trade’

The United States of America Consumes 8 Percent Of World’s Olive Oil, Produces Just 0.1 Percent

19 May

It’s disappointing that in his speech earlier today, Barack Obama didn’t tackle America’s dangerous dependence on foreign olive oil:

It seems to me that the California Olive Oil Council needs to develop a more robust lobbying/pr effort to raise awareness on this front. I’m eager to offer my services!


Where and What Is U.S. Trading Internationally?

11 Feb

The Commerce Department reported today that U.S. trade rebounded strongly in 2010. The following charts detail who we’re trading with, and what we’re trading.