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The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers.


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The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers.

Exports

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Exports articles below.


January / February 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 1)

The January / February 2020 Issue features our State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners. Plus, a look at energy, aerospace, exports and data centers.

Asian Markets Spur Exports Surge from Minnesota

More than $7 billion in goods were shipped from Minnesota to Asia in 2017, with shipments to Japan notching a 30 percent increase over the previous year.

Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.

Steady Growth Predicted For Germany

Europe’s biggest economy is expected to continue growing for the rest of 2017 and 2018.

Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

Minnesota companies generated more than $19 billion in sales in 2016 from exports of agricultural, mining and manufacturing products.

Supply Chain Reaction

As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

2016 State Rankings Report: Utah Is Top Job Growth Leader

Utah is Business Facilities' top-ranked state among Job Growth Leaders in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

State Focus: New Mexico – Welcoming the World

Exports are surging, making New Mexico a magnet for manufacturers with world-class ambitions.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Indiana Metros Are Exports Leaders

Indiana metros dominated the top-10 list for Exports Leaders in Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report. Four Indiana locations made the top tier in this category, which is based on exports as a percentage of GDP.

Business Report: New Mexico Notches Record-Breaking Export Growth

The Land of Enchantment hit an all-time high for total exports in 2014, shipping close to $4 billion worth of goods from a diverse range of sectors and nearly doubling exports to Mexico.

Ex-Im Bank Joins With Virginia Small Business Development Center To Boost Exports

The program is expected to accelerate export business and job growth by connecting Bank products and services to a statewide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).

Metro Chicago Exports Collaboration Launched

Despite high exporting volume, only 6% of the region’s small and mid-size firms currently export and, on average, less than half of those firms export to more than one market.

BUSINESS REPORT: Maryland — SSA’s New Data Hub Moves Forward In Urbana

The National Support Center Project includes a new $192-million data center, which will replaces a 34-year-old facility, as well as office and warehouse space.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Fairfax County, VA Launches Virtual Career Fairs

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the FCEDA is presenting virtual career fairs to connect college grads with Northern Virginia companies seeking employees.

Indiana Serves 10,000 Small Businesses Through PPE Marketplace

Since launching in early May, the Indiana Small Business PPE Marketplace has received nearly 20,000 orders for personal protective equipment (PPE) and has fulfilled 10,000 orders.

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