Ten Top Exports Different From the US's: Debt

Ten Top Exports Different From the US's: Debt

Ten Top Exports Different From the US's: Debt

After the dicey financial day yesterday, the news that America's #1 export isn't cars or clothes, but debt might not be so surprising. With Henry Paulson saying, "This is a humbling, humbling time for the United States of America," and this piece in Time magazine asserting that "the US will simply be steering toward another, even bigger, crisis unless it finds something to replace debt as its #1 export," maybe it's time to consider it? After all, there are plenty of other countries who have top exports that are things, rather than nothings — check out these leading exports for 10 different countries according to the 2008 Economist's Pocket World in Figures.

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