Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Export Galore, That is, U.S. Metropolitan Areas

How U.S. metropolitan areas are driving national growth. That's according to the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings.

Snippet of findings:
  • U.S. exports grew rapidly in the first year of the nation's economic recovery (as shown).
  • Large metro areas powered the nation's export growth.
  • The Great Recession accelerated the shift of U.S. exports toward developing countries.
  • Manufacturing drove the export resurgence in 2010.
  • High-value-added service exports witnessed uninterrupted growth through the recession and recovery.
Learn more here.  Jump to download the full report.

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Jerry Hingle said...

Great information here, thank you for sharing that. I'll be sure to share it as well.

Laurel Delaney said...

Thanks for your readership Jerry. I hope everyone is familiar with what you and your team are doing:

A great service to food and agricultural producers!