Washington state exports including agricultural products, transportation equipment and electronics increased 11 percent in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period of 2012, reaching a record high export level for the state, according to a recent announcement by the International Trade Administration.
State exports grew to $39 billion in the first three months of this year, according to the data..
Destinations where Washington export sales were outpacing 2012 levels included Mexico, Germany, Russia , India and Qatar, according to a news release.
Companies interested in exporting can contact the Seattle U.S. Export Assistance Center at 206-553-5615 or visit http://export.gov/washington/seattle.