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U.N. predicts boom in trade of 'green' products

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(Associated Press) The U.N.’s environment agency says the global market for low-carbon and environment-friendly goods and services is projected to almost triple to $2.2 trillion by 2020.

The U.N. Environment Program says trade in organic food and beverages is likely to reach $105 billion by 2015, up from $62.9 billion in 2011. Seafood farmed according to certified sustainability standards is forecast to rise to $1.25 billion from $300 million in 2008.


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