exports http://wvxu.org en Ohio Companies Set Export Record http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-companies-set-export-record <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In 2013 Ohio’s <a href="http://www.ohiodec.org" target="_blank">merchandise exports</a> increased by almost 4 percent, growing to $50.5 billion, a record high for the state. The U.S. Commercial Service connects U.S. companies with international buyers, and last year facilitated nearly 15,000 export successes. Marcia Brandstadt, director of the <a href="http://www.trade.gov" target="_blank">U.S. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 23496 at http://wvxu.org Ohio Companies Set Export Record Ohio merchandise exports set record in 2013 http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-merchandise-exports-set-record-2013 <p>The International Trade Administration (ITA) reports Ohio merchandise exports increased 3.9 percent from 2012 to 2013.</p><p>The organizations says exports grew to a record high $50.5 billion.</p><p>“Big export sales means more revenue which translate into economic growth and jobs for the Ohio,” said Marcia Brandstadt, Director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Cincinnati. “There is a great potential for more exporting—particularly among smaller businesses that have yet to sell abroad."</p><p>In a news release the ITA says:</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 19:45:39 +0000 Tana Weingartner 22987 at http://wvxu.org