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State Plays Global Role in Economic Growth (Francisco Sanchez Commentary)

by Francisco J. Sánchez 3/25/2013 12:00 am

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released new data showing the impact of exporting on our national economy, with Arkansas as one of only 11 states to achieve double-digit export growth last year from 2011. In reality, Arkansas did much more than double its exports — the state experienced a 36 percent increase in overall export growth, and increased exports to France by 117 percent, making it one of the best-performing states.