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Min Eng 1983 May; 35(5):495
In 1982, U.S. iodine demand decreased as the economy remained depressed and iodine prices remained high. Demand decreased 9% to about 36 kt (3,950 st) valued at $48 million. Imports from Japan (81%), and Chile (18%) were the major source of U.S. supply. Two U.S. companies produced at 1981 levels and supplied about 25% of domestic demand. Demand is expected to increase during 1983.
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