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Advanced technology fares better than other exports

US advanced technology product (ATP) exports fell 9 per cent from 2008 to 2009–from $270 billion to $245bn–but that was less than half the 20 per cent rate of loss of non-ATP exports, excluding petroleum, according to the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The NSF’s September InfoBrief, based on US Census Bureau data, showed that US ATP imports dropped by the same percentage as exports, while other types of imports contracted 24 per cent.

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