Greater Cleveland Exports Top $11 Billion

Greater Cleveland Exports Top $11 Billion in 2013

Cleveland SkylineAccording to a new report from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Cleveland ranks 29th among the nation’s top export cities. In 2013, exports from Greater Cleveland topped $11 billion, helping to grow and sustain thousands of jobs.

Ohio ranked No. 9 among states for number of jobs supported by exports and Greater Cleveland accounted for  22 percent of Ohio’s export trade, the highest margin in the state.

The largest categories of goods exported from Cleveland in 2013 were chemicals, machinery, transportation equipment, fabricated metal products, and computer and electronic products. Most of the made-in-Cleveland products were headed to Canada, Mexico, China, Germany and France.