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Limestone sold or used for chemical and metallurgical purpose for cement manufacture in United States: Rise in 2015

U.S. Geological Survey reported that compared with the prior year the variable sharply climbed by 31.79%. Limestone production strongly grew from 58 200 thousand tonnes to 76 700 thousand tonnes, in contrast to the prior year when it diminished by 0.51%. United States saw a rise of 14.31% in limestone production during the last 14 years. As well as it has shown a 0.06% compound average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a slight overall decrease since the 2002. It averaged 67 792.86 thousand tonnes from 2002 to 2015 and it hit its all-time high of 84 500 thousand tonnes in 2003 and record low of 48 900 thousand tonnes in 2009.

Limestone sold or used for chemical and metallurgical purpose for cement manufacture in United States: Rise in 2015
Date Thousand Tonnes Variation
2015 76 700.00 31.79
2014 58 200.00 -0.51
2013 58 500.00 2.99
2012 56 800.00 -0.35
2011 57 000.00 11.98
2010 50 900.00 4.09
2009 48 900.00 -41.92
2008 84 200.00 -0.24
2007 84 400.00 17.71
2006 71 700.00 1.13

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