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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

State’s exports slip by more than 3 percent from last year

January 2, 2015
In the first 10 months of 2014, the value of world merchandise exports rose 2.4 percent to $14.3 trillion dollars from the same period in 2013, according to the latest numbers on global trade flows released by the World Trade Organization. Read More

State’s exports slip amid growing worldwide turmoil

December 19, 2014
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a Paris-based think tank, presented its latest economic projections for the global economy early last month, which formed the analysis and outlook for the G20 Leaders’ Summit Nov. 15-16 in Brisbane, Australia. Read More

State’s export plunge wipes out earlier gains

October 31, 2014
In the first eight months of 2014, the value of world merchandise exports rose 2.6 percent to $11.3 trillion dollars from the same period in 2013, according to the latest numbers released by the World Trade Organization. Read More

State's exporters enjoy significant summer resurgence

September 26, 2014
According to statistics compiled by the World Trade Organization, growth in global trade continued to grow at a moderate pace in July. Read More

Michigan in middle of the pack among U.S. exporters

August 1, 2014
The latest numbers on trade around the world show that in the first five months of 2014, the value of world merchandise exports rose 2 percent to $4.5 trillion from the same period in 2013. Read More

Lethargic global economy leaves its mark on Michigan

June 27, 2014
Robust economic growth around the world translates to strong foreign demand for American goods, which via exports contributes significantly to Michigan's economic development and job creation. Read More