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U.S. MANUFACTURERS of agricultural machinery had good equipment sales to Europe and Canada last year. The manufacturers reported a total $6.6 billion in export sales for 2005, up 15% from 2004, according to data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Europe received $2.3 billion in U.S. equipment, a 37% growth from 2004. The biggest purchasers were France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Canada purchased $1.9 billion, up 17%. Asia purchased $535 million, a 10% increase from 2004. Exports to South America, however, were flat at $400 million, and exports to Central America dropped 4% to $615 million. Centra america

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