A decade of change in Miami’s export picture

April 19, 2015 7:00 PM

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A decade of change in Miami’s export picture

It might appear, on the surface, that South Florida’s trade with the world has changed little in the last decade. After all, in 2004, Miami ranked No. 13 among the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts. At the end of 2014, it ranked No. 12.

Over the course of the decade, U.S. trade grew 73.71 percent while trade in South Florida increased somewhat more rapidly but not terribly so, up 96.89 percent. Drilling down to exports and imports, the totals are strikingly similar — with South Florida’s growth slightly ahead of national averages. ...

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