May 22, 2015
Labor Analysis Reports
Labor Analysis Reports analyze workforce, labor supply and demand, commuting patterns, industry employment, and regional occupational outlook of each region to assist in designing effective development initiatives.
Missouri’s First Quarter Exports Rise
Missouri’s exports through the first quarter of 2015 totaled $3.34 billion according to the latest figures from WISER Export Trade data, a 6.4 percent increase from the first quarter in 2014. The Chemicals Sector topped exports at just over $688 million, led by Basic Chemicals with $307 million in exports, an increase of 5.5 percent from the same quarter in 2014. Pharmaceuticals and Medicine had almost $169 million in exports. The second largest sector was Transportation Equipment with exports of $647 million and a 16.2 percent increase compared to the same quarter in 2014.