TEXAS - Texas’ export revenue totaled $279.69 billion in 2013, up $14.3 billion, or 5.4 percent, from 2012. This marks twelfth consecutive year that Texas is the top exporting state, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
In August 2013, Texas hit a record $134.4 billion in exports for the first half of 2013, according to the International Trade Administration. That figure was up 3 percent from the first half of 2012.
California saw the second-largest increase, up $6.4 billion to $168 billion. Washington also was up $6.4 billion for a total of $81.9 billion. New York increased $4.8 billion to $83.99 billion, and Kentucky was up $3.19 billion to $25.3 billion.
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