(St. Paul, MN) — State employment and economic development officials say Minnesota’s exports have jumped by 29 percent in the second quarter to a total of six-billion dollars. The figure is an increase of one-an-a-third-billion dollars over the second quarter of last year. Also, the figure represents a five percent increase over the same period in 2019, before the pandemic hit. Nationally, U.S. exports soared by 51 percent between the second quarter this year and the second quarter last year.
Minnesota Exports Jump By 29 Percent in Second Quarter
By Ashley Hanley|2021-09-09T06:00:41-05:00September 9th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!