Texas is top dog in U.S. exports for 14th straight yearTexas is top dog in U.S. exports for 14th straight yearhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=120852016-02-12T06:00:00Z2016-02-12T16:40:00Z

​TEXAS - ​A recent U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report ranks Texas as the top exporting state in the nation for the 14th consecutive year.

The Lone Star state had more than $251 billion in goods exported in 2015, accounting for more than 16 percent of U.S. good exported during the year. 

Texas also topped California in high-tech exports for the third straight year, exporting $6.3 billion more in high-tech goods than California.

The BEA, reporting export data for the entire United States, said that for 2015, the goods and services deficit for the country was $531.5 billion, up $23.2 billion, or 4.6 percent, from 2014.

Exports were $2.2 trillion, down $112.9 billion, or 4.8 percent.

Imports were $2.8 trillion, down $89.7 billion, or 3.1 percent.

Austin Business Journal
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