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Do away with the semantics and the attempt to support a statement which is absolutely incorrect, this one;
Originally posted by edsinger
Ok good link and much better information I will agree....lets look at it.
2001 2002 2003 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
United States 60.76 57.76 60.40 63.18 65.68 67.41 65.90 68.47 66.90 69.63 65.72 68.23 68.22 15.1
Germany - 47.63 51.15 62.53 67.33 73.89 73.54 73.54 72.64 73.10 74.83 72.70 75.73 74.08 19.1
Lets look at that last number also, Variation 12-month rate of changesur 12 mois
15.9 to Germany's 19.1 growth rates........hmmm Seems that Germany passed the US in 2003?
It is like looking for proof of what once was years ago to prove your point. This is now, i.e. current year, and Germany has grabbed the export market for 3 consecutive quarters.
I find this laughable since the United States is the Worlds Largest EXPORTER.