Missouri exports are up 18 percent in the first quarter of 2011. That’s according to data released Thursday by the World Trade Center Saint Louis.
The total dollar value of Missouri exports in Q1 was $3.4 billion, compared to $2.9 billion in 2010.
Tim Nowak is the Director of the World Trade Center. He says Asian markets continue to show the biggest growth potential for Missouri.
“Some of the highest growth that we’re seeing, double-digit growth is in Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, China,” says Nowak.
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