North Carolina Exports http://wunc.org en North Carolina's Export Business Continues To Boom http://wunc.org/post/north-carolinas-export-business-continues-boom <p>North Carolina’s export business around the world continues to boom.&nbsp; Numbers from the U.S. International Trade Administration show merchandise exports jumped by 6% compared to this time last year – up to $14.8 billion.</p><p>Jean Davis is the Director of International Trade for the state Commerce Department.&nbsp; She says excluding a dip in 2008 during the recession, exports have been on the rise for the past decade. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:02:52 +0000 Leoneda Inge 20648 at http://wunc.org North Carolina's Export Business Continues To Boom North Carolina Exports Hit Record Level http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-exports-hit-record-level <p>North Carolina is manufacturing, selling and shipping a record number of goods according to latest numbers.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:&nbsp;</strong> Governor Bev Perdue’s office says North Carolina shipped 27-billion dollars in merchandise last year, a record.&nbsp;&nbsp; It’s eight-percent higher than the year before.&nbsp; And it’s 60 percent higher than a decade ago.&nbsp; Derek Chen is the Director of Foreign Operations for the state Commerce Department.&nbsp; He says the growth is phenomenal.<br> Tue, 15 May 2012 10:55:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2517 at http://wunc.org