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U.S. Dollar

The currency of the United States. First issued in 1792, it is the currency used most often in international transactions. After World War II, most world currencies were pegged to the dollar, which was pegged to gold. In 1971, the dollar became a fiat currency. Nevertheless, many currencies are still pegged to the dollar, and it is one of the most important reserve currencies in the world.
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Reilly further stated, "In addition to the reduction in sales and the loss in gross profits, the weak Canadian dollar also resulted in a non-cash foreign exchange loss from translating the company's Canadian subsidiary's United States dollar loan into Canadian dollars of $453,000 in the first nine months of fiscal 1993, as compared with $208,000 in the first nine months of fiscal 1992.
Except where otherwise indicated, amounts stated in United States dollars "US$" have been translated from Canadian dollars at a specified rate solely for convenience and should not be construed as a representation that the CDN$ amount actually represents such United States dollar amounts or could be converted into United States dollars at the rate indicated.
2 percent to $5,576 million from $5,701 million, and foreign sales, expressed in United States dollars, increased 1.
Pending receipt of confirmation from Subscription Receipt and Special Warrant Holders, twenty-four million and seven hundred thousand United States Dollars (US$24,700,000), will remain in the Trustee's escrow account.
4 percent to $3,536 million from $3,586 million, and foreign sales, expressed in United States dollars, increased 3.
The translations of Hong Kong dollar into United States dollars are for convenience only and have been made at the rate of HK$7.
TORONTO -- All amounts in United States dollars unless otherwise indicated

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