IdeaCrossing
Benefits Calculator
GIS Site Selector

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Buffalo Flexes its Exporting Muscles

by bkurtz

Ranks 40th in Exporting Power

Mon, Jul 26th 2010 08:40 am
Buffalo Business First - Blog: The Score  [ View Original Article ]


G.Scott Thomas   | Modified: Monday, July 26, 2010, 8:42am

Buffalo is America's 50th-largest metropolitan area, but it ranks 40th in exporting power.

That's what having a sizable (albeit dwindling) manufacturing base and a border location will do.

Figures released by the Brookings Institution on Monday morning show that companies in the Buffalo area (Erie and Niagara counties) generated total exports of $7.18 billion in 2008, good for 40th place among all U.S. metros. New York City, of course, led the way. Its exports totaled $85.16 billion.

The database below has 2008 export totals for the top 100 metros, as provided by Brookings. You can winnow the list by state, section or region of the country -- or you can simply hit the Search button to see the entire list from top to bottom.

Read more: Buffalo flexes its exporting muscles - Business First of Buffalo

Learn more:  How ECIDA assists Buffalo Exporters

© 2012 - Erie County Industrial Development Agency - All Rights Reserved 

95 Perry Street, Suite 403, Buffalo, NY 14203 | Phone: 716-856-6525 | Fax: 716-856-6754