Update on Virginia Trade — Doing Really Well — Need to be Global for a Thriving State Economy.

China is Virginia’s third largest export market and is largest importer into Virginia. Virginia’s agricultural exports have increased year-over-year. (Major export commodities — soybean, pork, poultry, peanuts and tobacco.) So, what can be said? You need to be global to have a flourishing state economy. Trade with China is important, but Virginia transactions are broad and throughout the world. (Charts below are from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the Virginia Dept. of Agriculture.)

About Stuart Malawer

Distinguished Service Professor of Law & International Trade at George Mason University (Schar School of Public Policy).
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