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INDONESIA
RTR2KLQI
March 30, 2011
A worker displays nickel ore in a ferronickel smelter owned by state miner Aneka Tambang Tbk at Pomala...
POMALA, Indonesia
A worker displays nickel ore in a ferronickel smelter owned by state miner Aneka Tambang Tbk at Pomala...
A worker displays nickel ore in a ferronickel smelter owned by state miner Aneka Tambang Tbk at Pomala district in Indonesia's southeast Sulawesi province March 30, 2011. The country accounts for roughly 7 percent of the world's total nickel mine output , according to Reuters data. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS)
SWITZERLAND/
RTXAJPO
November 13, 2008
Melted gold flows out of a smelter into a mould of a one kilogram bar at a plant of gold refiner and...
Mendrisio, Switzerland
Melted gold flows out of a smelter into a mould of a one kilogram bar at a plant of gold refiner and...
Melted gold flows out of a smelter into a mould of a one kilogram bar at a plant of gold refiner and bar manufacturer Argor-Heraeus SA in the southern Swiss town of Mendrisio November 13, 2008. In addition of some 350-400 tons of gold and 350 tons of silver per year, Argor-Heraeus SA processes platinum, palladium and precious metals to bars and other products of the precious metals industry. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND)
INDIA/
RTR32RY3
May 29, 2012
A labourer rests inside the wagon of a coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal...
Jammu, India
Labourer rests inside wagon of coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal yard on...
A labourer rests inside the wagon of a coal train as he takes a break from shovelling coal at a coal yard on the outskirts of Jammu May 29, 2012. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: ENERGY SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHILE-COPPER/
RTR256IX
June 30, 2009
A shipment of copper is seen in the port of Valparaiso city, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago,...
Valparaiso, Chile
A shipment of copper is seen in the port of Valparaiso city.
A shipment of copper is seen in the port of Valparaiso city, about 121 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago, June 29, 2009. Chile is the world's leading copper producer, mining around a third of global supply. Compared with last year, Chile's copper export revenues have tumbled in tandem with prices for the red metal, which are however now recovering after being pummeled in recent months amid global economic crisis.
REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez (CHILE BUSINESS)
ELSALVADOR/
RTR276W1
August 28, 2009
A farmer works at a corn field in Santa Ana, 46 km (28.6 miles) east of San Salvador, August 28, 2009....
Santa Ana, El Salvador
A farmer works at a corn field in Santa Ana
A farmer works at a corn field in Santa Ana, 46 km (28.6 miles) east of San Salvador, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Luis Galdamez (EL SALVADOR AGRICULTURE BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PHILIPPINES-ECONOMY/INFLATION
RTXSQZ9
September 28, 2010
A worker climbs on a pile of rice stock inside a warehouse of the government National Food Authority...
Manila, Philippines
A worker climbs on a pile of rice stock inside a warehouse of the government National Food Authority...
A worker climbs on a pile of rice stock inside a warehouse of the government National Food Authority (NFA) in Bicutan, south of Manila September 28, 2010. The Philippine central bank expects annual inflation in September to be between 3.6 percent and 4.5 percent, governor Amando Tetangco said on Tuesday. Tetangco said in a text message to reporters, ' the decline in utility rates plus abundant supply in the market of selected food items could have offset the increases in domestic petroleum prices and marginal increases in rice prices '. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY FOOD)
JAPAN/
RTR26X9N
August 20, 2009
Two trays of gold powders at different stages of refining are pictured at a Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo factory...
KANAGAWA, Japan
Two trays of gold powder are pictured at a Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo factory in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan...
Two trays of gold powders at different stages of refining are pictured at a Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo factory in Kanagawa prefecture August 20, 2009. The factory produces gold bars and gold products for industrial and commercial use, and recycles gold from old products such as jewellery and industrial scrap. REUTERS/Michael Caronna (JAPAN BUSINESS)
INDONESIA-TIN/
RTR1MOXH
February 22, 2007
A worker counts ingots of tin at a PT Timah smelter in Mentok on the Indonesian island of Bangka February...
MENTOK, Indonesia
A worker counts ingots of tin at a PT Timah smelter in Mentok on the Indonesian island of Bangka
A worker counts ingots of tin at a PT Timah smelter in Mentok on the Indonesian island of Bangka February 22, 2007. Indonesia may allow more tin smelters to reopen after last year's crackdown on illegal mining but is determined to stop the environmental damage it has caused, a local governor said on late Wednesday. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2LDZC
April 19, 2011
A farmer checks his wheat crop on the outskirts of Lahore April 19, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN...
Lahore, Pakistan
A farmer checks his wheat crop on the outskirts of Lahore
A farmer checks his wheat crop on the outskirts of Lahore April 19, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: BUSINESS AGRICULTURE)
TURKEY/
RTR2DJU8
May 06, 2010
A man works at Turkish steel manufacturer ISDEMIR's plant in Iskenderun in Hatay province May 6, 2010....
Hatay, Turkey
A man works at Turkish steel manufacturer ISDEMIR in Iskenderun in Hatay province
A man works at Turkish steel manufacturer ISDEMIR's plant in Iskenderun in Hatay province May 6, 2010. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BOLIVIA-GLENCORE/
RTR1PG24
May 07, 2007
The first lot of 1,600 tonnes of tin produced in the Vinto plant is displayed in Vinto, near Oruro, May...
VINTO, Bolivia
The first lot of 1,600 tonnes of tin produced in the Vinto plant is displayed in Vinto
The first lot of 1,600 tonnes of tin produced in the Vinto plant is displayed in Vinto, near Oruro, May 7, 2007. Swiss-based commodities trader Glencore has bought most of the tin produced by its former smelter Vinto since the plant was nationalized by Bolivia's government. The Vinto tin smelter was nationalized in February by the leftist government of President Evo Morales, which accused Glencore of having acquired it illegally. REUTERS/David Mercado (BOLIVIA)
CHINA-GRAIN/
RTR1Z7IA
April 07, 2008
Rice is seen at a local supermarket in Shanghai April 7, 2008. China will offer farmers more favourable...
Shanghai, China
Rice is seen at a local supermarket in Shanghai
Rice is seen at a local supermarket in Shanghai April 7, 2008. China will offer farmers more favourable treatment to encourage them to sow crops so as to guarantee grain reserves and ease inflationary pressures, Premier Wen Jiabao said in comments published on Sunday. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR2CPIQ
April 12, 2010
Locals of the Qiang ethnic minority pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Yaan, Sichuan Province April...
Yaan, China
Locals of the Qiang ethnic minority pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Yaan
Locals of the Qiang ethnic minority pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Yaan, Sichuan Province April 11, 2010. China exported 20,480 tons of tea valued at 48.255 million US dollars in February 2010. The export in January-February reached 44,440 tons valued at 106.069 million US dollars, up 1.7 percent and 12.3 percent respectively year on year, Xinhua News Agency reported. Picture taken April 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Zhao (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY FOOD) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
USA/
RTX6HW6
June 04, 2008
A meter measuring barrels of oil sold is seen aboard Chevron's Petronius oil platform, located 100 miles...
Gulf Of Mexico, UNITED STATES
A meter measuring barrels of oil sold is seen aboard Chevron's Petronius oil platform in the Gulf of...
A meter measuring barrels of oil sold is seen aboard Chevron's Petronius oil platform, located 100 miles (161km) off the coast of New Orleans, in the Gulf of Mexico on June 3, 2008. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi (UNITED STATES)
BRAZIL-ECONOMY/ACTIVITY
RTR310GU
April 21, 2012
An employee carries copper hoses at the Sociedade Paulista de Tubos Flexiveis (SPTF) metallurgical company...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
An employee carries copper hoses at the SPTF metallurgical company in Sao Paulo
An employee carries copper hoses at the Sociedade Paulista de Tubos Flexiveis (SPTF) metallurgical company which manufactures flexible metal hoses, in Sao Paulo April 20, 2012. President Dilma Rousseff's government has also taken a string of measures in recent months to ensure that the economy grows more than four percent this year. These include a mix of tax breaks and subsidized loans for targeted industries, higher import duties, and steps to halt a currency rally that was hurting the competitiveness of Brazilian manufacturers by driving up costs. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT POLITICS)
KOREA/
RTR2GD8P
July 13, 2010
Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul July...
Seoul, South Korea
Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul
Steel pipes for sale are displayed at a shop in the Mullae-dong steel product district in Seoul July 13, 2010. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: BUSINESS)
INDIA
RTR1MRMZ
February 24, 2007
A visitor checks coffee beans at the 'International Coffee Festival 2007' in the southern Indian city...
Bangalore, India
A visitor checks coffee beans at the 'International Coffee Festival 2007' in the southern Indian city...
A visitor checks coffee beans at the 'International Coffee Festival 2007' in the southern Indian city of Bangalore February 24, 2007. The three-day long coffee festival has around 100 delegates from fifteen countries. REUTERS/Jagadeesh Nv (INDIA)
INDONESIA-MINING/MINISTER
RTR2YZCA
March 07, 2012
A truck disposes nickel waste at a disposal area owned by PT Vale Indonesia Tbk in Sorowako of Indonesia's...
SUROAKO, Indonesia
A truck disposes nickel waste at a disposal area owned by PT Vale Indonesia Tbk in Sorowako of Indonesia's...
A truck disposes nickel waste at a disposal area owned by PT Vale Indonesia Tbk in Sorowako of Indonesia's south Sulawesi province March 1, 2012. Indonesia's new mining law is aimed at generating more funds for government from the mining sector, the energy and minerals minister said on March 7. The law announced on the energy ministry website will require foreign firms to sell down stakes in mines by the 10th year of production and also require companies to increase domestic ownership to at least 51 percent. Picture taken March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES)
IVORYCOAST-COCOA/
RTR2UAQX
November 21, 2011
Workers sit on bags of cocoa inside a warehouse in Niable November 20, 2011.
Cocoa arrivals at ports...
Niable, Cote D'Ivoire
Workers sit on bags of cocoa inside a warehouse in Niable
Workers sit on bags of cocoa inside a warehouse in Niable November 20, 2011.
Cocoa arrivals at ports in Ivory Coast reached around 235,000 tonnes by November 20, exporters estimated on Monday, some 30 percent lower than at the same period of the previous season as farmers held on to their beans in the hope of higher prices. Picture taken November 20, 2011. To match story IVORYCOAST-COCOA/ REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST - Tags: FOOD BUSINESS COMMODITIES)
INDIA-ECONOMY/INFLATION
RTXX4ZH
January 27, 2011
A labourer fills a sack of wheat at a wholesale grain market in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh...
Chandigarh, India
Labourer fills a sack of wheat at a wholesale grain market in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh
A labourer fills a sack of wheat at a wholesale grain market in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh January 27, 2011. India's food inflation had remained in double digits for most of past one year and had been the key contributor to its headline inflation, which in December rose to 8.43 percent from 7.48 percent in November. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GERMANY/
RTR2YTT9
March 04, 2012
A worker is pictured beside screens showing coffee beans at the booth of German company SAP during preparations...
Hanover, Germany
A worker is pictured beside screens showing coffee beans at the booth of German company SAP during preparations...
A worker is pictured beside screens showing coffee beans at the booth of German company SAP during preparations at the CeBit computer fair in Hanover, March, 4, 2012. The biggest fair of its kind open its doors to the public on March 6 and will run to March 10, 2012. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TELECOMS)
RUSSIA-PIPELINE/BELARUS
RTR1L1TG
January 10, 2007
A tap is seen at a line production station on a Druzhba pipeline in Brody, some 460 km (286 miles) west...
BRODY, Ukraine
Tap is seen at line production station on Druzhba pipeline in Brody
A tap is seen at a line production station on a Druzhba pipeline in Brody, some 460 km (286 miles) west of Kiev January 10, 2007. The station is located on a pipeline that is part of the Druzhba pipeline system taking Russian crude oil via Belarus to western Europe. Belarus said on Wednesday that a compromise has been found to resume exports of Russian supplies via the pipelines, halted for three days by a trade dispute. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE)
INDIA-ECONOMY/IIP
RTR2OSL8
July 12, 2011
Workers separate metal sheets at an industrial area in Mumbai July 12, 2011. India's industrial output...
Mumbai, India
Workers separate metal sheets at an industrial area in Mumbai
Workers separate metal sheets at an industrial area in Mumbai July 12, 2011. India's industrial output rose at its weakest pace in nine months in May, the latest sign of slowdown for Asia's third-largest economy even as it girds for another interest rate increase this month as inflation persists. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
BRAZIL/
RTR2N3TK
May 30, 2011
Employees work at the construction of the Abreu Lima oil refinery at Suape Industrial Port Complex in...
IPOJUCA, Brazil
Employees work at the construction of the Abreu Lima oil refinery at Suape Industrial Port Complex in...
Employees work at the construction of the Abreu Lima oil refinery at Suape Industrial Port Complex in Ipojuca in the northeastern state of Pernambuco May 30, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/
RTR2MOR3
May 21, 2011
A Haitian worker selects beans of coffee at Don Jimenez Estate coffee farm in San Jose de las Matas May...
SAN JOSE DE LAS MATAS, Dominican Republic
A Haitian worker selects beans of coffee at Don Jimenez Estate coffee farm in San Jose de las Matas
A Haitian worker selects beans of coffee at Don Jimenez Estate coffee farm in San Jose de las Matas May 20, 2011. The council of Dominican Republic's coffee "CODOCAFE" reported exportations of organic coffee to US, Europe and Asia, which could bring the region's economy to US$20 million by the end of the year, local media informed. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: FOOD EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MARKETS-PRECIOUS/
RTX5D7U
January 09, 2008
Gold bars are displayed at the headquarters of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation in Tokyo January 9, 2008....
Tokyo, Japan
Gold bars are displayed at the headquarters of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation in Tokyo
Gold bars are displayed at the headquarters of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation in Tokyo January 9, 2008. Gold hit a historic high for a second straight day on Wednesday as investment funds ploughed money into the market on the metal's bullish trend, supported by a weak dollar and strong oil prices. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN)
GERMANY/
RTR2C0J0
March 24, 2010
A worker controls the cast at a blast furnace of German steel manufacturer Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter...
Salzgitter, Germany
Worker controls the cast at a blast furnace of German steel manufacturer Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter
A worker controls the cast at a blast furnace of German steel manufacturer Salzgitter AG in Salzgitter March 24, 2010. German steel maker Salzgitter AG announces its annual figures on Friday, March 26. REUTERS/Christian Charisius (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA-ECONOMY/
RTR1VALP
October 25, 2007
A labourer works in front of piles of steel bars at a steel factory in Huai'an, east China's Jiangsu...
HUAI'AN, China
A labourer works in front of piles of steel bars at a factory in Huai'an
A labourer works in front of piles of steel bars at a steel factory in Huai'an, east China's Jiangsu province, October 25, 2007. Chinese economic growth slowed a touch in the third quarter but not by enough to dispel expectations of more interest rate rises and other policy curbs to stave off the risk of overheating. REUTERS/Patty Chen (CHINA)
COSTA RICA COFFE
RTRKIXU
January 13, 2004
Dew drops form on coffee beans at a plantation in Carrizal de Alajuela, northeast of the capital San...
San Jose, Costa Rica
Dew drops form on ripe coffee beans at a plantation in Costa Rica.
Dew drops form on coffee beans at a plantation in Carrizal de Alajuela, northeast of the capital San Jose, on January 13, 2004. Costa Rican coffee producers are concentrating on producing premium quality coffee for export in order to reposition their product in the international market where it sells for $40 per sack more than normal Arabic coffee. Picture taken January 13, 2004. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate JC/GN
COAL/INDIA
RTXTL0J
October 19, 2010
A labourer works at a wholesale coal shop, which is a part of state-owned coal India, in Noida, northern...
Noida, India
A labourer works at a wholesale coal shop in Noida
A labourer works at a wholesale coal shop, which is a part of state-owned coal India, in Noida, northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh October 19, 2010. State-owned Coal India's initial public offering to raise up to $3.5 billion has been covered 53 percent by 11:00 a.m. (0530 GMT), Chairman Partha Bhattacharyya said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma (INDIA - Tags: EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS ENERGY)
INDIA-FARM/OUTPUT
RTR27XDB
September 16, 2009
A labourer carries a bundle of sugarcane stalks at a wholesale fruit market in the eastern Indian city...
Siliguri, India
Labourer carries sugarcane stalks at a wholesale fruit market in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri
A labourer carries a bundle of sugarcane stalks at a wholesale fruit market in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri September 16, 2009. India's sugarcane output is likely to be about the same as last year as recent rains have improved the crop outlook, Farm Commissioner N.B. Singh told reporters last week. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA AGRICULTURE BUSINESS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ENERGY BOLIVIA BRAZIL
RTR1D0R7
May 03, 2006
A worker carts canisters with LPG cooking gas for distribution to homes that are not connected to the...
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Worker carts cooking gas canisters for distribution to homes in Sao Paulo
A worker carts canisters with LPG cooking gas for distribution to homes that are not connected to the municipal gas network, at a distributor's headquarters in Sao Paulo, South America's largest city that depends on natural gas from Bolivia for nearly 75 percent of its needs May 2, 2006. Bottled cooking gas, which comes from Brazil's own petroleum resources, makes up the small percentage of Sao Paulo's gas consumption that does not come from Bolivia. Brazil criticized Bolivia's nationalization of its natural gas industry as "unfriendly," while officials said that Brazil's gas imports from Bolivia would not be affected by the move. REUTERS/Caetano Barreira
MONGOLIA-GOLD/
RTR30XSR
April 19, 2012
A small-scale miner holds his gold that was melted together at a processing plant located around 100km...
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Small-scale miner holds his gold that was melted together at a processing plant north of the Mongolian...
A small-scale miner holds his gold that was melted together at a processing plant located around 100km (62 miles) north of the Mongolian capital city Ulan Bator in this April 5, 2012 file picture. In the last five years, dwindling legal gold supplies and a spike in black market demand from China have made work much more lucrative for Mongolia's "ninja miners" - so named because of the large green pans carried on their backs that look like turtle shells. For thousands of dirt-poor herders, the soaring prices alone are enough to justify years of harassment, abuse and hard labour. REUTERS/David Gray/Files (MONGOLIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT COMMODITIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS PICTURE 24 OF 26 FOR PACKAGE 'MONGOLIA'S GOLD RUSH.'
THAILAND/
RTR2IQ88
February 17, 2011
Boonchu Tiengtan breaks stones at a primitive gold mine in Panompa near Phichin February 17, 2011. A...
Phichin, Thailand
A man breaks stones at a primitive gold mine in Panompa near Phichin
Boonchu Tiengtan breaks stones at a primitive gold mine in Panompa near Phichin February 17, 2011. A group of Thais use primitive tools and methods to extract gold from self-run mines near the country's biggest and most modern Chatree gold mine. A family working at the mine can get around one gram of gold per day which they sell at the site for about 1000 Thai bahts ($32). REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (THAILAND - Tags: BUSINESS) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE SEE: GM1E74712Z701
KOREA/
RTR2O5D0
June 27, 2011
A gas pump is seen hanging from the ceiling at a petrol station in Seoul June 27, 2011. South Korea,...
Seoul, South Korea
A gas pump is seen hanging from the ceiling at a petrol station in Seoul
A gas pump is seen hanging from the ceiling at a petrol station in Seoul June 27, 2011. South Korea, as a member of the 28-nation IEA, will release 3.46 million barrels oil stocks over 30 days after a meeting with local refiners later on Monday. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY BUSINESS)
GERMANY
RTR1FSMS
July 24, 2006
The sun peeks through grain on a field before harvest in the eastern German village of Kuestrin-Kietz,...
KUESTRIN KIETZ, Germany
The sun peeks through grain on a field before harvest in the eastern German village of Kuestrin-Kietz...
The sun peeks through grain on a field before harvest in the eastern German village of Kuestrin-Kietz, 120 km (75 miles) north east of Berlin July 24, 2006. European Union wheat prices fell on Monday as concerns eased over the impact of the recent high temperatures on the upcoming harvest, prompting many to cash in on last week's strong gains, traders said. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY)
CENTAM/FOOD
RTR209LD
May 07, 2008
Kernels of corn are seen at the 'La Terminal' market in Guatemala City May 3, 2008. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Corn is seen at the 'La Terminal' market in Guatemala City
Kernels of corn are seen at the 'La Terminal' market in Guatemala City May 3, 2008. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA)
GERMANY
RTR1IDRW
October 16, 2006
A boy eats a bowl of rice at a soup kitchen for people on low incomes in Berlin October 16, 2006. The...
Berlin, Germany
A boy eats a bowl of rice at a soup kitchen for people on low incomes in Berlin
A boy eats a bowl of rice at a soup kitchen for people on low incomes in Berlin October 16, 2006. The number of poor people in Germany has risen to 6.5 million or 8 percent of the country's total population of 82.5 million, the press cited on Monday from a study by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organisation which is close to the co-governing Social Democratic Party. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (GERMANY)
POPULATION-WHEAT/
RTR2SU17
October 19, 2011
ATTENTION EDITORS - IMAGE 6 OF 20 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - FEEDING THE WORLD'. SEARCH...
Lethbridge, Canada
Combines harvest wheat on the Stephen and Brian Vandervalk farm near Fort MacLeod,
ATTENTION EDITORS - IMAGE 6 OF 20 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - FEEDING THE WORLD'. SEARCH 'CANADA WHEAT' FOR ALL IMAGES
Combines harvest wheat on the Stephen and Brian Vandervalk farm near Fort MacLeod,, Alberta, September 26, 2011. Wheat is the most important cereal in the world and along with rice and maize accounts for about 73% of world cereal production. Canada is the world's third largest exporter, producing annually an average of over 24 million tonnes. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. While more people are living longer and healthier lives, says the U.N., widening gaps between rich and poor mean more people than ever are vulnerable to food and water shortages. Picture taken September 26, 2011. REUTERS/Todd Korol (CANADA - Tags: AGRICULTURE FOOD BUSINESS COMMODITIES)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2MXI1
May 26, 2011
A labourer attaches iron rods to a column at the construction site of a flyover in Lahore May 26, 2011....
Lahore, Pakistan
A labourer attaches iron rods to a column at the construction site of a flyover in Lahore
A labourer attaches iron rods to a column at the construction site of a flyover in Lahore May 26, 2011. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY CONSTRUCTION)
EUROPE-ENERGY/
RTR2JGEU
March 04, 2011
Fuel pumps are seen at a Cepsa Petroleum petrol station in Cuevas del Becerro, near Malaga, southern...
CUEVAS DEL BECERRO, Spain
Fuel pumps are seen at a Cepsa Petroleum petrol station in Cuevas del Becerro
Fuel pumps are seen at a Cepsa Petroleum petrol station in Cuevas del Becerro, near Malaga, southern Spain March 4, 2011. U.S. crude prices jumped to their highest since September 2008 on Friday and Brent rose above $116 a barrel as Libyan security forces cracked down on protesters in Tripoli and clashed with rebels near the major oil terminal of Ras Lanuf. REUTERS/Jon Nazca (SPAIN - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS)
BANGLADESH/
RTXQSPF
November 16, 2009
Hands of a worker are seen at an aluminium factory in Dhaka November 16, 2009. About 45 workers are employed...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hands of a worker are seen at an aluminium factory in Dhaka
Hands of a worker are seen at an aluminium factory in Dhaka November 16, 2009. About 45 workers are employed at the factory and most of them work for 12 hours a day. The daily wage is 120 taka ($1.70) for men and 80 taka ($1.40) for women. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH BUSINESS SOCIETY EMPLOYMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY)
ROMANIA-GOLD/
RTR32VJP
May 31, 2012
A miner looks on inside the ancient Roman gold mine Catalina Monulesti in Rosia Montana village, 428...
ROSIA MONATANA, Romania
To match Feature ROMANIA-GOLD/
A miner looks on inside the ancient Roman gold mine Catalina Monulesti in Rosia Montana village, 428 km (266 miles) northwest of Bucharest, October 6, 2011. Catalina Monulesti is currently under restoration as a future part of a mining museum. Rosia Montana town, made up of 16 villages that dot the slopes along the river Rosia, has hundred-year-old churches and houses, cemeteries and ancient Roman mine galleries. It also has gold. But for those who live here, that is more of a bane than anything else. Canada's Gabriel Resources wants to build Europe's largest open cast gold mine in Rosia Montana, a 15-year quest that has put the area at the centre of a national debate between heritage and development. Picture taken October 6, 2011. To match Feature ROMANIA-GOLD/ REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (ROMANIA - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES SOCIETY)
POTASH
RTR28951
September 25, 2009
Mill manager Josh Wheeler examines a pile processed potash at the Mosaic Potash Colonsay mine storage...
Colonsay, Canada
Mill manager Josh Wheeler examines a pile processed potash at the Mosaic Potash Colonsay
Mill manager Josh Wheeler examines a pile processed potash at the Mosaic Potash Colonsay mine storage facility in Colonsay, Saskatchewan September 24, 2009. Potash drilled from the earth is carried up to the surface on a conveyor belt where it is processed into a usable product. The global commodity boom and bust has lifted a little-known crop nutrient called potash out of obscurity, turning the the global potash industry into an investor darling and highlighting the power of a handful of producers to control prices. REUTERS/David Stobbe (CANADA BUSINESS AGRICULTURE)
MARKETS-GLOBAL/
RTX5Z9J
May 21, 2008
A worker wipes the price display board at a gasoline station in Manila May 21, 2008. Rising prices of...
Manila, Philippines
A worker wipes the price display board at a gasoline station in Manila
A worker wipes the price display board at a gasoline station in Manila May 21, 2008. Rising prices of oil and other commodities have stoked fears of inflation and posed problems for central banks under pressure to cut interest rates to stimulate slowing economies.
REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)
INDONESIA-PALMOIL/PLANTATIONS
RTR2H74E
August 10, 2010
An oil palm fruit is seen at PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, a state-owned palm oil factory in Malingping,...
MALINGPING, Indonesia
An oil palm fruit is seen at PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, a state-owned palm oil factory in Malingping...
An oil palm fruit is seen at PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII, a state-owned palm oil factory in Malingping, Indonesia's Banten province August 9, 2010. Indonesia may propose palm oil plantations be eligible to earn carbon credit under a U.N.-backed scheme aimed at preserving forests, a foresttry ministry official said on Monday. Environmentalists have for years expressed concerns over Indonesia's palm oil producers and whether they have cleared forests to expand their plantations. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTR2SU6V
October 19, 2011
A labourer carries a sack of coal to be loaded onto a truck at a coal dump site outside Kabul October...
Kabul, Afghanistan
A labourer carries a sack of coal to be loaded onto a truck at a coal dump site outside Kabul
A labourer carries a sack of coal to be loaded onto a truck at a coal dump site outside Kabul October 19, 2011. Each labourer earns $10 on an average working day. Most of them come from the northern provinces, leaving their families behind in search of fortune in the capital. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRAN/
RTR2PMFE
August 05, 2011
A woman walks past corn as she arrives at a holy shrine to attend a mass prayer ceremony before breaking...
Tehran, Iran
Woman walks past corn as she arrives at a holy shrine in northern Tehran
A woman walks past corn as she arrives at a holy shrine to attend a mass prayer ceremony before breaking her fast during the month of Ramadan in northern Tehran August 4, 2011. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDONESIA/
RTR318DC
April 26, 2012
A miner breaks stones containing gold in Poboya in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province April 12, 2012....
POBOYA, Indonesia
A miner breaks stones containing gold in Poboya in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province
A miner breaks stones containing gold in Poboya in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province April 12, 2012. Indonesia is the fourth largest country in the world by population. Some 1.1 million people are employed in Indonesia's formal mining sector, according to the national statistic bureau. This figure does not include illegal miners.Picture taken April 12, 2012. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SLOVAKIA/
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January 07, 2009
A gauge shows the zero gas pressure in the pipelines at the border delivery station in the eastern Slovak...
Velke Kapusany, Slovakia
A gauge shows the zero gas pressure in the pipelines at the border delivery station in Velke Kapusan
A gauge shows the zero gas pressure in the pipelines at the border delivery station in the eastern Slovak town of Velke Kapusan January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh(SLOVAKIA)
AUSTRIA/
RTR2QCHS
August 26, 2011
An employee empties a cup of gold granules at the Austrian Gold and Silver Separating Plant 'Oegussa'...
Vienna, Austria
An employee empties a cup of gold granules at the Austrian Gold and Silver Separating Plant 'Oegussa'...
An employee empties a cup of gold granules at the Austrian Gold and Silver Separating Plant 'Oegussa' in Vienna August 26, 2011. Oegussa processes some 100 tons of various precious metals and generates a turnover of 300 million euros a year. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner (AUSTRIA - Tags: BUSINESS)
RUSSIA/
RTR2NGZY
June 09, 2011
An airplane treats winter wheat crops with chemicals to kill destructive insects in the town of Mozdok...
Mozdok, Russia
An airplane treats winter wheat crops with chemicals to kill destructive insects in the town of Mozdok...
An airplane treats winter wheat crops with chemicals to kill destructive insects in the town of Mozdok in North Ossetia June 8, 2011. Picture taken June 8, 2011. REUTERS/Kazbek Basayev (RUSSIA - Tags: AGRICULTURE TRANSPORT ENVIRONMENT)
INDONESIA-MINING/MINISTER
RTR2YZ74
March 07, 2012
A worker uses the tapping process to separate nickel ore from other elements at the nickel processing...
SOROWAKO, Indonesia
Worker uses the tapping process to separate nickel ore from other elements at the nickel processing plant...
A worker uses the tapping process to separate nickel ore from other elements at the nickel processing plant owned by PT Vale Indonesia,Tbk in Sorowako of Indonesia's South Sulawesi Province March 1, 2012. Indonesia's new mining law is aimed at generating more funds for government from the mining sector, the energy and minerals minister said on March 7, 2012. The law announced on the energy ministry website will require foreign firms to sell down stakes in mines by the 10th year of production and also require companies to increase domestic ownership to at least 51 percent. Picture taken March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
GOLD-SCRAP/
RTR1Z7EW
April 07, 2008
Gold biscuits are given finishing touches at a precious metals refinery in Mumbai March 3, 2008. Gold...
Mumbai, India
Gold biscuits are given finishing touches at a precious metals refinery in Mumbai
Gold biscuits are given finishing touches at a precious metals refinery in Mumbai March 3, 2008. Gold prices are up nearly fourfold since early 2001. This year alone, bullion has jumped almost 25 percent to a record peak of $1,030.80 an ounce in mid-March as investors, looking for safety in turbulent financial markets, took sanctuary in gold and other commodities. Picture taken March 3, 2008. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA)
CHOCOLATE/CHANGES
RTR2S179
September 30, 2011
THIS PICTURE IS 17 OF 25 TO ACCOMPANY INSIGHT: CHOCOLATE/CHANGES. SEARCH IN YOUR PICTURE SYSTEM FOR KEYWORD...
LEBBEKE, Belgium
To match Insight CHOCOLATE/CHANGES
THIS PICTURE IS 17 OF 25 TO ACCOMPANY INSIGHT: CHOCOLATE/CHANGES. SEARCH IN YOUR PICTURE SYSTEM FOR KEYWORD "CHOCOLATE/CHANGES" TO SEE ALL IMAGES. (PXP01-25)

Cocoa beans are seen at Barry Callebaut factory in Lebbeke September 29, 2011. Since it was first sold to the public in mid-1800s Britain, people in North America and western Europe have been eating chocolate in bars, pralines and pastilles. Now emerging markets -- particularly in Asia -- are driving a taste for lighter treats. Picture taken September 29, 2011. To match Insight CHOCOLATE/CHANGES REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM - Tags: BUSINESS FOOD SOCIETY)
NIPPONSTEEL-HEAT
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March 11, 2008
Burning coke, which will be combined with iron ore, is transported to a heat recovering system at the...
KIMITSU, Japan
To match feature NIPPONSTEEL-HEAT
Burning coke, which will be combined with iron ore, is transported to a heat recovering system at the Nippon Steel Corp. Kimitsu steel mill in Kimitsu, Japan, near Tokyo, February 6, 2008. Nippon Steel is the world's second biggest steel producer, producing 32 million tonnes a year, a large proportion of which is used by Japanese automakers. To match feature NIPPONSTEEL-HEAT REUTERS/Michael Caronna (JAPAN)
MALAYSIA
RTR1JRSU
November 28, 2006
A worker unloads oil palms at a factory in Jurga, 100 km (60 miles) west of Kuala Lumpur November 28,...
JURGA, Malaysia
Worker unloads oil palms at factory in Jurga outside Kuala Lumpur
A worker unloads oil palms at a factory in Jurga, 100 km (60 miles) west of Kuala Lumpur November 28, 2006. Malaysia plans to merge three plantation firms to create the world's largest listed palm oil business, worth an estimated $7 billion and accounting for 6 percent of global production. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA)
ASEAN/
RTR2M3JY
May 07, 2011
A worker carries a bundle of rice stalks at a rice field at Gowa district, Indonesia's South Sulawesi...
GOWA, Indonesia
A worker carries a bundle of rice stalks at a rice field at Gowa district
A worker carries a bundle of rice stalks at a rice field at Gowa district, Indonesia's South Sulawesi province May 7, 2011. ASEAN, together with China, Japan and South Korea, has agreed to have a rice reserve of over 700,0000 tonnes to protect against volatile commodity prices, which had surged this year before unexpectedly diving this week. REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad (INDONESIA - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Northern Ireland
RTXJF8O
May 19, 2009
Farmer David Wallace checks on his crop of maize in Crumlin, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland May 19,2009....
Antrim, United Kingdom
Farmer David Wallace checks on his crop of maize in Crumlin, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland
Farmer David Wallace checks on his crop of maize in Crumlin, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland May 19,2009. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (NORTHERN IRELAND ENVIRONMENT FOOD)
INDONESIA/
RTXTHSE
October 18, 2010
An aerial view shows a palm oil plantation in South Sumatra province, October 16, 2010. Indonesia's plans...
Palembang, Indonesia
An aerial view shows a palm oil plantation in South Sumatra province
An aerial view shows a palm oil plantation in South Sumatra province, October 16, 2010. Indonesia's plans to halt forest clearing will slow the aggressive expansion of plantation firms in the world's top palm oil producer, leading to higher costs as firms will need acquisitions or improved yields to boost growth. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
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