In 2013 Ohio’s merchandise exports 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 U.S.
The International Trade Administration (ITA) reports Ohio merchandise exports increased 3.9 percent from 2012 to 2013.
The organizations says exports grew to a record high $50.5 billion.
“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."