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Ton

$100 million in bond trader's terms.

TON

1. GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Tonga. The code is used for transactions to and from Tongan bank accounts and for international shipping to Tonga. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.

2. Informal; in bond trading, $100 million.
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Potash sales in the first quarter of 2010 were 243,000 short tons compared to 99,000 short tons in the first quarter of 2009.
This compares to 17,000 short tons at an average net realized sales price of $323 per short ton in the prior year's fourth quarter.
Intrepid sold 45,000 short tons of Intrepid Trio(TM) in the second quarter of 2009 at an average FOB or net sales price of $338 per short ton as compared to 47,000 short tons at an average FOB price of $188 per short ton in the prior year's second quarter.
Potash production in the quarter decreased to 137,000 short tons compared to 224,000 short tons produced in the first quarter of 2008.
Average net sales price for potash for the pro forma full year increased to $486 per short ton ($536 per metric tonne) compared to $194 per short ton ($214 per metric tonne) for the full year 2007.
Intrepid sold 50,000 short tons of langbeinite in the third quarter 2008 at an average FOB or net sales price of $283 per short ton as compared to 32,000 tons at an average FOB price of $137 per short ton in the prior year's third quarter.
Intrepid sold 47,000 short tons of langbeinite in the second quarter 2008 at an average FOB or net sales price of $188 per short ton as compared to 52,000 tons at an average FOB price of $109 per short ton in the prior year's second quarter.
Energy Information Administration publications are expressed predominately in units that historically have been used in the United States, such as British thermal units, barrels, cubic feet, and short tons.
Demand for line pipe has increased dramatically in the past few years, from 872,606 short tons in 2005 to 1,403,335 short tons in 2006, before declining slightly to 1,375,726 short tons in 2007, for an overall increase of 57.
Demand for line pipe has increased dramatically over the past few years, from 872,606 short tons in 2005 to 1,403,335 short tons in 2006, before declining slightly to 1,375,726 short tons in 2007, for an overall increase of 57.
The plant's current continuous galvanizing line can turn out 500,000 short tons of sheet.
The Sprague mill has an annual production capacity of 180,000 short tons (about 7% of the North American coated recycled boxboard manufacturing capacity).