Minnesota exports fell in 2Q, hurt by both Canada and China

  • Article by: Adam Belz , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 29, 2013 - 7:43 PM

Minnesota’s overall international sales declined 5.7 percent in the second quarter, the first drop since the recession in 2008 and 2009.

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jbpaperAug. 29, 13 9:35 PM

"and Gov. Mark Dayton has identified exporting as a key economic development goal. Last year, he announced the MSP Export Initiative, aimed at doubling Twin Cities exports by 2017."------- The first year after he announces his initiative, exports decline for the first time in several years. Nice work.

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bannedmuggsAug. 30, 1310:11 AM

So those trips to Germany, China and who knows where else didn't help?

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suewroAug. 30, 13 1:22 PM

I wonder how much he spent taking his sons and their friends on trips to promote Minnesota products internationally

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