Monthly Report: Florida Exports Up 7.1%

By  //  March 25, 2014

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Report Comes On Heels of Port Canaveral Cargo Expansion

ABOVE VIDEO: Port Canaveral welcomes the Ship-to-Shore Cargo Cranes to the Port.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — According to Durham, N.H.-based, Florida’s exports for the month of January 2014 were up 7.1 percent. January is the latest month for data according to E-Forecasting.

According to the Orlando Business Journal, exports of manufactured goods contributed significantly to the state’s international trade, accounting for 73 percent of all state exports in January. Exports from state manufacturers increased in January by 2.5 percent from the previous month to $3.77 billion. Exports of non-manufactured goods also went up in January by 21.5 percent to $1.42 billion. This group of shipments abroad consists of agricultural goods, mining products and re-exports — foreign goods that entered the state as imports and are exported in substantially the same condition as when imported.

The encouraging economic news comes only four days after ship to shore cargo cranes arrived at Port Canaveral.

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