exports http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri exports grow at record-setting pace http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-exports-grow-record-setting-pace <p>Missouri exports are growing at a record-setting pace this year and trade with markets in Asia is up more than 24 percent this year alone.</p><p>Tim Nowak, executive director of World Trade Center St. Louis, said low paying manufacturing jobs in Asia have created a consumer market for Missouri products.</p><p>Nowak said that, in turn, translates to jobs in St. Louis.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:03:29 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4333 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri exports grow at record-setting pace Ill. exports rose in first quarter to highest level in over a decade http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-exports-rose-first-quarter-highest-level-over-decade <p>Illinois exports rose more than 17 percent in the&nbsp;first quarter to their highest level in more than a decade.</p><p>The increase was driven by sales of industrial machinery,&nbsp;petroleum and coal products, automobiles and chemicals. The export&nbsp;of products to build roads and factories in China and Brazil also&nbsp;helped boost the numbers.</p><p>An announcement from Gov. Pat Quinn&#39;s office says exports for&nbsp;January through March reached $17.2 billion. That&#39;s compared with&nbsp;$14.7 billion from the same period last year.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 19:41:15 +0000 The Associated Press 3734 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. exports rose in first quarter to highest level in over a decade Mo. exports hit another record in 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-exports-hit-another-record-2011 <p>Missouri companies exported $14.1 billion worth of goods and services last year, according to new data from the World Trade Center St. Louis and the World Institute for Strategic Economic Research.</p><p>That&#39;s a record level of exports, officials say - $500 million higher than the previous record, which was set in 2007. The state&#39;s biggest customers were Canada, Mexico and China, with China&#39;s consumption of goods like copper scrap, fan parts, and semiconductor devices growing another 18 percent in 2011.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 20:34:31 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3054 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. exports hit another record in 2011 Mo. reaches $200M export agreement with China http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-reaches-200m-export-agreement-china <p>Missouri officials have completed an agreement to boost exports and investment in northwestern China by $200 million.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s office said Friday that the deal calls for state Department of Economic Development to work with officials in Xinjiang Uygur to increase Missouri exports from 2012 to 2014.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 23:41:54 +0000 The Associated Press 2606 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. reaches $200M export agreement with China Missouri reaches $4.4 billion trade agreement with China http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-reaches-44-billion-trade-agreement-china <p>Missouri will sell&nbsp;around $4.4 billion worth of agricultural products to<a href="http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/18902.htm"> China</a>, in a trade agreement announced today by <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D).</p><p>Speaking to reporters via conference call from Beijing, Nixon said exports from Missouri will increase by more than a billion dollars between 2012 and 2014. Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:18:09 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2311 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri reaches $4.4 billion trade agreement with China Missouri exports up in Q1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-exports-q1 <p>Missouri exports are up 18 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That&rsquo;s according to data released Thursday by the World Trade Center Saint Louis.</p><p>The total dollar value of Missouri exports in Q1 was $3.4 billion, compared to $2.9 billion in 2010.</p><p>Tim Nowak is the Director of the World Trade Center.&nbsp; He says Asian markets continue to show the biggest growth potential for Missouri.</p><p>&ldquo;Some of the highest growth that we&rsquo;re seeing, double-digit growth is in Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, China,&rdquo; says Nowak.</p> Thu, 19 May 2011 22:04:40 +0000 Adam Allington 1272 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri exports up in Q1 Missouri's exports jump by 35 percent http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouris-exports-jump-35-percent <p>Missouri&rsquo;s exports grew by 35 percent last year, and the state&rsquo;s governor is visiting several businesses today to spread the news.</p><p>Governor Jay Nixon stopped at <a href="http://www.volpifoods.com/">Volpi Foods</a> this morning, a family-owned business on <a href="http://www.hill2000.org/">The Hill</a> in St. Louis, which exports dry-cured Italian meats to several countries.</p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 21:36:36 +0000 Maria Altman 649 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri's exports jump by 35 percent Missouri exports rise 36 percent, outpace national average by 15 percent in 2010 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-exports-rise-36-percent-outpace-national-average-15-percent-2010 <p>Canada, Mexico and China are the top customers for Missouri goods in an export market that jumped 36 percent in 2010, the St. Louis Business Journal <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/02/14/missouri-exports-jump-36-in-2010.html">reports</a>.</p><p>The data reflecting the jump is from the <a href="http://www.worldtradecenter-stl.com/">World Trade Center St. Louis</a>.</p><p>Tim Nowak, executive director at the World Trade Center, says the growth was driven primarily by industrial products and manufactured goods.</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:41:40 +0000 Adam Allington & Kelsey Proud 524 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri exports rise 36 percent, outpace national average by 15 percent in 2010