Report: Metro areas in Valley saw increased exports in 2015

The Business Journal
By Business Journal Staff

September 9, 2016

The U.S. Department of Commerce this week released a report highlighting goods exports from U.S. metropolitan areas for 2015. The International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export Overview indicates that goods exports from the Modesto, Stockton-Lodi and the Madera-Chowchilla metropolitan areas increased.

In the Modesto metropolitan area exports for 2015 exceeded $1.9 billion, a 10 percent increase; in the Stockton-Lodi metropolitan area exports exceeded $1.4 billion, a 10 percent increase; and in the Madera-Chowchilla metropolitan area exports were over $500 million, an 11 percent increase.

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