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Catty

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 600 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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Combe reports that he passed a porter carrying sixteen packages of eighteen catties (1 catty = 604.
Catties said it remained in constructive discussions with its lenders about the renewal of the group's bank facilities which are due in July.
An alternate rendering is, "he was able to carry a stone step and drag six hundred catties of stones behind his feet.
In addition, the latter was a militarily strong neighbour of Song China which, having suffered countless defeats in battles with the Khitans, Jurchens and Tanguts, agreed to send it an 'annual tribute of 50,000 tales of silver, 130,000 bolts of silk, and 10,000 catties of tea in exchange for peace' in 1044, (38) coincidentally the first year of King Anawrahta's reign.
SUB-PRME lender Catties is to cut 1,000 jobs across the UK as it grapples with funding issues.
Specialist consumer lender Catties said careful management of credit quality had paid off with a 28 per cent hike in half-year profits to pounds 60.
Martin said that while the two big contract wins are exciting, he is also keen to guard against overtrading by securing a healthy cash flow, which led to the funding deal with Catties Invoice Finance.
There is, for example, the story of a man who traveled with his older brother on business, and was murdered by his brother over a dispute concerning forty-odd catties of silver.
SPECIALIST lender Catties appeared to brush aside concerns over the sub-prime sector yesterday as it revealed performance was beating expectations.
Martine Catton, regional sales manager of business finance provider Catties Invoice Finance, said the option has had "little" impact on the problem of late payments which cause so many headaches for small companies.
There were 1200 taels of gold wares, half of them decorated with pearls or valuables; 100 pearls contained in gold vases, of which three were as big as eggplants, six as big as the cores of jackfruit, 24 as big as peach pits, 17 as big as palm hearts, and 50 as big as date pits, making a total of 100; there were 1000 catties of aloewood, 50 kingfisher feathers, 850 bolts of gold brocade decorated with dragons, six imperial horses complete with saddles, plus the regular tribute of eight horses and five elephants.
As special gifts, I bestow upon you three pieces of blue brocade with interwoven characters, five pieces of tapestry with delicate floral designs, fifty lengths of white silk, eight taels of gold, two swords five feet long, one hundred bronze mirrors, and fifty catties each of jade and of red beads.