ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota exports set a first-quarter record with $4.8 billion in goods shipped out of the state.
Manufactured and agricultural exports rose 13 percent during the quarter with electrical machinery, bulldozers, animal feed and beverages among the products shipped to foreign countries.READ MORE: Mohamed Noor Sentenced To 57 Months For Manslaughter In Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s Shooting Death
Minnesota’s largest customer is Canada, which receives $1.3 billion in state exports. Other top markets include China, Japan, Mexico, Germany and South Korea.READ MORE: Burnsville City Council Votes Unanimously To Make Juneteenth An Official City Holiday
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the manufacturing sector accounted for most of Minnesota’s exports with $4.4 billion in goods shipped.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Ballot Guide: Controversial Public Safety Ballot Question
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