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Colorado exports to china and japan increased

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Unformatted text preview: drop from August 2010 to August 2011. During the same period, exports to Mexico climbed 25%. Colorado exports to China and Japan increased considerably between August 2010 and 2011, with gains of 18% and 29%, respectively. Exports to Mexico, Japan, and Switzerland displayed the highest growth rates among Colorado’s top 10 export markets worldwide. Colorado’s product or commodity export strengths in 2011 include electronic integrated circuits, meat, medical equipment, civilian aircraft, and molybdenum. Agricultural exports grew approximately 20% for the first eight months of 2011 and remain an important export for the state. Exports of electronic integrated circuits and automatic data processing equipment have continued to rebound after a sharp decline in 2010. Index 1997 = 100 135 The Brookings Institute regards Colorado as a leading state in service exports, estimating that 2010 service exports from the state totaled $5.8 billion. While service exports, such as engineering, architecture, financial, and legal serv...
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