What exports mean to Minnesota
$18.9 BILLION: TOTAL WORTH OF MANUFACTURED GOODS EXPORTED IN 2010, INCLUDING, AMONG OTHER GOODS, ROUGHLY $4.3 BILLION IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, $4 BILLION IN COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, $3 BILLION IN NON-ELECTRICAL MACHINERY AND $2.1 BILLION IN TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT.
156,000 jobs: Supported by exports. They came from 6,814 state companies, including 6,027 with fewer than 500 employees.
7 PERCENT: The slice of the state's gross domestic product produced by exports.
Source: U.S. Commerce Department, U.S. Department of Agriculture.