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[group]Country
[text]t_ref,,United States[text] ([text]t_ref,,Local Exchange Trading System (LETS)[text])

Unity Currency

[text]t_ref,,Administrator Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Name[text]Virginia Robertson
[text]t_ref,,E-mail Address[text]info@ruffintrading.com
[text]t_ref,,Position / Job Title[text]Director
[text]t_ref,,First Language[text][text]t_ref,,English[text]
[text]t_ref,,Organization[text]Ruffin Trading Company, LLC
[text]t_ref,,Type[text][text]t_ref,,Non-Government Organization (Registered)[text]
[text]t_ref,,URL Address[text]www.unitycurrency.org
[text]t_ref,,Exchange System Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Status[text][text]t_ref,,Operating[text]
[text]t_ref,,Community[text]International
[text]t_ref,,City / Urban Area[text]Savannah, GA
[text]t_ref,,Medium of Exchange[text][text]t_ref,,Electronic Transaction using Cyclos Software[text]
[text]t_ref,,Unit of Value[text][text]t_ref,,Units of Commodity / Resource[text]
[text]t_ref,,Valuation[text][text]t_ref,,Convertible for Commodity or Resource[text]
[text]t_ref,,Cost-Recovery Mechanism[text]
  1. [text]t_ref,,Account Administration Fee[text]
  2. [text]t_ref,,One US Dollar per transaction or equivalent[text]
[text]t_ref,,Source of Funding[text][text]t_ref,,External Funding[text]
[text]t_ref,,Purpose for Establishing System[text][text]t_ref,,All reasons[text]
[text]t_ref,,Year the System was Started[text]2009
[text]t_ref,,Size of Membership[text]400
[text]t_ref,,Population of Area Served by System[text]1,000,000
[text]t_ref,,Estimated Yearly Operating Budget[text]

[text]t_ref,,Internal Currency[text]: 100,000

[text]t_ref,,National Currency[text]: 60,000 USD (60,000 [data]d_ref,,MAIN_CURR[data])

[text]t_ref,,Yearly Volume of Trade[text]

[text]t_ref,,National Currency[text]: 100,000 USD (100,000 [data]d_ref,,MAIN_CURR[data])

[text]t_ref,,Main Goods and Services Traded[text]
  1. building materials
  2. restaurants
  3. services
[text]t_ref,,Additional Information[text]

Unity currency is spent in a pattern of half \\\"cash\\\" and half Unity. This allows for an energy contribution sufficient to cover business energy costs. This system will allow for broader and deeper spend in economies.

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