Tagged: international trade administration

Little Rock Metro Sets Export Record in 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2013 01:59 pm

Merchandise exports from the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan area totaled a record $2.4 billion, an increase of 171 percent or $1.5 billion from 2011 to 2012. More than 200 metros registered positive export growth between 2011 and 2012 with 170 setting export records, including Little Rock.

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.

Arkansas Posts Record Exports in 2012

by Mark Carter 2/26/2013 02:43 pm

Arkansas export sales in 2012 rose by 36 percent to a record $7.6 billion, according to data released Tuesday by the International Trade Administration.