October U.S. Export Update

Obama’s Export Target Isn’t ‘On Track’: Reality Check
Businessweek
The Facts: The U.S. isn’t on pace to double exports and is highly unlikely to meet that target. In the 32 months from January 2010 through August 2012, exports grew at an average annual rate of 12.7 percent, falling behind the 14.9 percent required to
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Mexican Peso Rises as US Housing Starts Boost Export Outlook
Businessweek
Housing starts in the U.S. jumped in September to the highest level in four years, Commerce Department data showed today. Mexico depends on exports for about 30 percent of its gross domestic product, sending almost 80 percent of them to its northern
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UPDATE 1-European wheat eases as euro curbs export impetus
Reuters
France, the European Union’s top wheat exporter, has benefited from dwindling supply from drought-affected Black Sea producers like Russia, but easing U.S. prices and upcoming South American harvests are expected to increase export competition.
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Optimistic Outlook for US High-Tech Exports
EBN
In its annual survey focused specifically on exporting, “Change in the (Supply) Chain,” logistics company UPS, working with IDC Manufacturing Insights, found a “sizable increase” in optimism around the 2014 US export goal. Of the 125 US-based high-tech
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