Total merchandise exports from Minnesota (billions of dollars)
Dollars 1-yr chg.
2011 $20.3 7.3%
2010 $18.9 21.0%
2009 $15.5 -19.0%
2008 $19.2 6.0%
2007 $18.1 10.0%Source: U.S. Commerce Department
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