- Associated Press - Thursday, February 12, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez says 2014 was a record-breaking year of export growth in New Mexico.

Her office says total exports of New Mexico products set an all-time high last year at $3.7 billion That’s an increase of more than $1 billion over 2013 figures.

Exports to Mexico also set an all-time high of $1.5 billion, nearly doubling in one year’s time.

The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates that every $1 billion in export revenue supports or creates 6,250 jobs.

Martinez says the numbers show that more New Mexico businesses are exporting a wider range of products throughout the world than ever before.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide