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34389
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The abundance of Longleaf Pine trees in North Carolina offered a much-needed resource in the colonies where a flow of goods depended on shipping. Tar, pitch, and turpentine were also essential exports. By 1840, North Carolina produced almost ninety-six percent of all naval stores in the country.
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22056
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A number of North Carolina products are sought after by other nations, making exports an important of the state's agribusiness. Tobacco continues as the state's to export at $558 million. In 2012, soybeans brought in $426 million, and wood products rank right behind them.
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16986
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In 2011, North Carolina imported $47.8 billion of foreign goods and services. China is the top exporter to the state, followed by Mexico, Canada, Germany, and Ireland. Mecklenburg County had the most companies importing with 1,482, while Gates, Pamlico, and Perquimans Counties had none.
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20059
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This bulletin explains the recent decline in the housing market and illustrates the direct correlation between the housing market and United States exporting industries. It also provides predictions about how the housing market's decline will affect North Carolina.
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Economics Bulletin (NoCar HC 107 N8 E36), Vol. Issue 1, Sept 2008, p1-7, f
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24208
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Globalization has been hard on some of North Carolina's traditional industries, such as textiles. This article discusses how various business, including IBM, are now owned by China and how U.S. consumers have created a trade imbalance by buying cheaper foreign goods.
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7060
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The twenty-first century is a time of economic competition on a global scale. For some communities in North Carolina global trade has meant shuttered factories and disrupted communities. For others it created jobs and opened business opportunities. The state's top five exports are machinery, electronic equipment, pharmaceutical products, plastics, and vehicle products and parts. The state's top trading partners are Canada, Mexico, Japan, Great Britain, and Honduras.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 2, Feb 2005, p12-16, il
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7480
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North Carolina's food producers are expanding their products to many parts of the world. Wright discusses a number of companies and their products, including Carolina Cookie Company, Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Smithfield Foods, Atkinson Milling Company, and Bertie County Peanuts.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 63 Issue 11, Nov 2005, p54-56, il
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3750
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The state ranks tenth among states that export products. Supporting those trading efforts are a number of organizations and agencies, including the N.C. Departments of Commerce and Agriculture, the State Ports Authority, and the N.C. World Trade Association.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 7, July 1998, p40-41,43-44,46-47, il
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2772
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Ginseng, first exported in 1794, was a profitable product of the state's western mountains. Still popular today, 10,000 pounds were exported in 1993 at $300 a pound.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 63 Issue 10, Mar 1996, p14, il
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2850
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Foreign trade zones are areas where goods can enter the country duty free. Manufacturers use them in making products that they then export, thus receiving substantial savings. Zones in the state are in Wilmington, Morehead City, Durham, and Charlotte.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 4, Apr 1996, p20, il
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2848
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Exports from then state, including pulp and paper, chemicals, and electronics, increased twenty-two percent in 1995, compared to a twenty percent gain for the Southeast. The state ranks tenth in the nation in value of exports.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 4, Apr 1996, p12,14-15,18-19,22, il
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3011
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Companies and economic developers in the Piedmont Triad Metropolitan Area are diversifying their economy through international trade. In so doing, the area has become the state's most important export center and ranks 37th nationwide.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 8, Aug 1996, p22,24,26-30, il
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3074
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Exports of state's products totaled $16.7 billion in 1995 and ranked the state tenth in the nation. However, determining who is sending what where can be challenging, since companies do not have to report information to the state.
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2242
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North Carolina exported $3.7 billion in agribusiness products in 1993, with 28% in agricultural crops, 26% in tobacco products, and nearly 20% in textile and apparel products. Other major exports included paper and allied products, lumber, and furniture.
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2559
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During 1994, agricultural exports contributed $2.3 billion to the state's $9 billion agribusiness and raised the state to tenth place nationally in farm exports.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 10, Oct 1995, p50-52, 54,56, 58, il