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Sales to china by several of colorados sectors have

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Unformatted text preview: st 2011 year-to-date (YTD), totaling $426 million as of August 2011 YTD. Sales to China by several of Colorado’s sectors have increased significantly over the last 2.5 years, including: The IMF estimates that Japan’s economy will grow 2.3% in 2012. In 2010, Colorado manufacturers increased their sales to Japan by 15.6%, for a total of $318 million, making the 29% gain from August 2010-August 2011 all the more significant. Colorado companies in the meat industry have realized increases in their sales to the Japanese market the last 2.5 years, rising 5.7% in 2009, 14% in 2010, and 7% from August 2010 to August 2011, and reaching $86 million as of August 2011 YTD. Given ongoing concerns about the safety of Japan’s food supply since the earthquake and tsunami, • Instruments for physical and chemical analysis, increasing 96% in 2010 and 72% from August sales growth in this sector is expected to continue. Colorado-made medical, surgical, dental, and veterinary instruments have also proven notable for their recent sales growth in the...
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