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July 11, 2013
Minnesota exports post 10th straight quarter of record growth
ST. PAUL - Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products reached $4.9 billion in the first quarter of 2013, the state's 10th consecutive quarter of record export growth, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic...
July 11, 2013 - 8:20am
December 19, 2012
Agricultural exports hit record high
Minnesota's agricultural exports hit a record $6.8 billion last year, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). This is up 13 percent or about $750 million over the previous year. The state's top exported commodities accounted for more than 80...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Minnesota exports post record quarter; sales to China climb 32 percent
ST. PAUL - Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products climbed to a record $5.4 billion in the second quarter of 2012, breaking the previous record of $5.3 billion in the same quarter a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department...
August 25, 2012 - 10:43am
July 2, 2012
State exports post record first quarter
Minnesota exports of agricultural, mining and manufactured products reached a first-quarter record of $4.9 billion, up 2 percent from the same period a year ago, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Manufacturing...
July 2, 2012 - 1:03pm
March 11, 2012
State exports set fourth-quarter record
Minnesota companies exported $5.1 billion worth of manufactured, agricultural and mining products in the fourth quarter of 2011, a fourth-quarter record that was 1.4 percent higher than the same period a year earlier, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment...
March 11, 2012 - 11:29am
January 12, 2012
State exports grow 4 percent for quarter
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's agricultural, mining and manufactured exports grew nearly 4 percent from the same period a year ago to $5.1 billion in the third quarter of 2011, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The...
January 12, 2012 - 11:55am
September 15, 2011
Minnesota exports post record second quarter
ST. PAUL - Minnesota exports of manufactured, agricultural and mining products grew 12 percent from a year ago to $5.3 billion in the second quarter of 2011, according to figures released yesterday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The agency...
September 15, 2011 - 2:43pm
February 17, 2011
Klobuchar calls for increasing agricultural exports, cutting red tape
Washington, D.C. - At a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called for increasing agricultural exports and removing regulatory burdens for U.S. farmers. Klobuchar questioned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack about the most effective way to expand...
February 17, 2011 - 6:12pm
Minnesota is first stop for China trade delegation
Minnesota agriculture officials will host a trade delegation from China this week. The China Soybean Purchase Agreement Delegation, comprised of 24 members from China's government and private industry, is visiting Minnesota as their first stop on a four-day soybean industry tour. Agriculture...
January 17, 2011 - 11:48am
December 6, 2010
Good news for manufacturing: Exports climb 17 percent
Minnesota manufactured exports climbed 17 percent in the third quarter of 2010 compared with the same period a year ago, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). State manufactured exports totaled $4.4 billion...
December 6, 2010 - 10:12am
September 18, 2010
Peterson, Klobuchar call for increased U.S. food and commodity exports to Cuba
Washington, D.C. - House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined members of the National Farmers Union (NFU) this week to call for passage of the Travel Restriction and Export Enhancement Act. It would boost U.S. agriculture by easing...
September 18, 2010 - 8:20am
October 23, 2009
State manufactured exports fall 19 percent in second quarter
Minnesota's manufactured exports in the second quarter of 2009 were $3.6 billion, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state figure was 19 percent less than the same quarter a year ago; U.S.
October 23, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Minnesota outpaces nation in agricultural export growth
Minnesota's agricultural export rate increased by more than 50 percent last year, according to figures recently released by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. From 2007 to 2008, the estimated value of Minnesota agricultural exports grew by 51 percent and outpaced the national...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
State exports reach record high levels
Minnesota manufactured exports increased to $4.4 bil-lion in the second quarter of 2008, which is 13 percent higher than the same period a year ago. The increase was led by sales of transportation equipment, machinery and processed foods, according to quarterly export figures re-leased...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
State manufactured exports hit record $4.3 billion in fourth quarter
Minnesota's manufactured exports reached a record $4.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2007 - 14.5 percent ahead of the same period a year earlier, according to data released by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state outpaced the U.S. export...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am