International Business

French Fry Exports Soar: The ever-popular U.S. French fry is growing in value and volume on the export market, boosted by demand in East Asia and Latin America. Exports rose 40% in the year ended June 30 from the previous year, reaching $240.9 million, Agriculture Department officials said. It was the 11th consecutive yearly increase. Japan is the leading importer of U.S. French fries, buying $115.2 million worth between July 1994 and June 1995.

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