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The stocks were once a much-desired commodity, but have since lost over 70% of their original valueBasic commodities such as rice and corn are heavily subsidized by the government.

The stocks were once a much-desired commodity, but have since lost over 70% of their original value.

In the desert, ice is an invaluable commodity.

Honesty and integrity are commodities which are in short supply in the world of politics.

A couple of hundred years ago, African slaves were treated as a simple commodity, rather than as human beings.

Cigarettes were a valuable commodity during the war, and people would trade food, or any one of a number of things to get them.

A woman's body has become a commodity which generates millions of dollars of profits for the American pornography business.

In modern society, men generally have primary responsibility for commodity production.

John Peter once stated that hope is a commodity none of us ever runs out of.

Someone once remarked that advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.

Kurt Vonnegut once noted that new knowledge is the most valuable commodity on Earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.

Aldo Leopold once suggested that we abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us.

John D. Rockefeller once said, The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee. And I pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.

Coffee is the world trading system's second most valuable legal commodity after oil.

The commodity that first attracted Europeans to Canada was beaver skins.

British Columbia's main commodities are forest products, fish, and marijuana.

Robert Kennedy once suggested that moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence.

Discussion question: What are the principal commodities exported by your country?

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