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Michigan’s exports increased while world’s declined

January 15, 2016
According to the latest numbers on international trade released by the World Trade Organization, in the first 10 months of 2015 the value of world merchandise exports plunged $1.6 trillion, or 11.2 percent, to $12.7 trillion from the same period in 2014. Read More

Michigan’s exporters take a significant hit to close summer

November 6, 2015
According to the latest numbers on international trade flows released by the World Trade Organization, in the first eight months of 2015 the value of world merchandise exports dropped 11 percent to $10.1 trillion from $11.3 trillion during the same period in 2014. Read More

Growth spurt masks annual decline for state’s exporters

October 9, 2015
Growth in global trade continued to be sluggish in July, according to statistics compiled by the World Trade Organization. Read More

Exports from the Wolverine State surged 10.9 percent in June

September 4, 2015
International trade predictive analytics, which summarize worldwide merchandise exports, clearly point out an undergoing global economic slowdown. Read More

Michigan joins the plunge in international trade

August 14, 2015
International trade around the world is in a free fall this year. Read More

Michigan’s increase bucks international export trend

July 3, 2015
International trade continues to stay on the downward trend that began in August 2014. Read More

Exporters suffer poor quarter but better times ahead

June 12, 2015
Modest gains in worldwide merchandise trade last year marks the third consecutive year of trade growth of less than 3 percent. Read More

European slowdown catches up with Michigan exporters

April 3, 2015
The economic stagnation in Europe and the slowdown in emerging economies have become a drag on worldwide trade. Read More

Michigan companies experience a rebound in exports

March 6, 2015
According to the latest international trade numbers, worldwide merchandise exports edged down in December for the third month in a row to $1.4 trillion, adjusted for seasonal variation, a statistical process that smoothes out volatility in the monthly indicators for factors such as the number of days in a month and holidays. Read More

Michigan ranks among lowest states for export growth

January 30, 2015
According to the latest numbers on international trade released by the World Trade Organization, in the first 11 months of 2014 the value of world merchandise exports edged up 1.6 percent to $15.6 trillion from the same period in 2013. Read More