World Trade Center St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 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 Morning headlines: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-january-17-2012 <p><strong>Nixon to deliver State of the State Speech tonight</strong></p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to stress his job-creation efforts as he delivers his annual State of the State address to lawmakers.</p><p>Tonight&#39;s speech is to coincide with the release of Nixon&#39;s proposed budget for the 2013 fiscal year. Nixon&#39;s budget director has said Missouri may face a gap of about $500 million between projected expenses and revenues in the budget year that starts July 1.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 15:19:01 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2866 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 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