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Alabama 2016 export awards go to 8 companies

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Eight Alabama companies are being honored today with a Governor’s Trade Excellence Award for their successful exporting strategies. Across...

Alabama exports climb to near record in 2014

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Alabama exports climbed in 2014 to a near-record level, powered by shipments of Alabama-made automobiles to almost 100 countries, as well as rising overseas sales of products such as industrial machines, plastics, and iron and steel. Alabama’s exports totaled $19.518 billion...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Southeast Asia trade mission fosters business connections in Singapore (video)

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – An Alabama delegation on a Southeast Asia trade mission headed home today after meetings in Singapore, capping a coordinated, 13-day overseas visit that also allowed the group to make business connections in Indonesia and Thailand. While in Singapore, one of the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Bentley honors Alabama companies for exporting success

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Robert Bentley today honored eight Alabama companies for success in exporting goods ranging from advanced audio/video equipment and aviation sensing devices to giant steel pressure vessels and waterworks system products. The companies, which reflect a mix of different industries from...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama exports approach record total in 2013, with autos leading way

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Powered by rising overseas shipments of vehicles and parts, Alabama exports held steady in 2013 with a total of $19.3 billion, just shy of the state’s all-time record, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Alabama companies shipped a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Export Alabama Alliance plans 2014 trade missions to Asia, South America, Europe

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- With more than 95 percent of the world’s population and 80 percent of the world’s purchasing power outside the United States, future economic growth and jobs for Alabama and America increasingly depend on expanding  trade and investment opportunities in the global...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama market briefings to promote exports to Southeast Asia

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Export Assistance Center along with other Export Alabama Trade Alliance members will present a series of market briefings on Southeast Asia, featuring speaker Wanwemol Charukultharvatch, senior commercial specialist at the U.S.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Rising exports of Alabama-made goods expand state’s role in global economy

Alabama exports

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- “Made In Alabama” increasingly translates as “Sold Around The Globe” as exports of Alabama-made goods have posted solid gains in recent years. Alabama companies shipped their products to 188 countries in 2012, a record year for exports for the state. With...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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