Exports as a Source of Jobs
Commerce Department Release Data Providing U.S. Firms in 19 Industry Sectors with Assessment of Top Export Opportunities
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today (May 24) released the second set of Top Markets Reports that provides the latest assessment of export opportunities for U.S. companies in 19 sectors. As part of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Top Markets Series launched in 2015, the report ranks future export markets within a particular industry, delivering in-depth commentary on key opportunities, trends, and challenges facing U.S. companies looking to expand their businesses and export globally.
The 2016 Top Markets Reports provide updated country rankings and analysis reflecting the latest industry, trade policy, and global economic developments. This year, the series includes seven new reports for industries including franchising, manufacturing technology, and pharmaceuticals. Each report ranks future export opportunities within a particular industry based on a sector-specific methodology. Twelve of the reports have been updated to provide the most up-to-date analysis and insights from our experts, as well as incorporate information about how key developments in 2015 affect opportunities for U.S. exporters.
From medical devices exports to financial technologies, to automotive parts, cloud computing, and smart grid, the Top Markets Reports include an overview of the industry, the global landscape, country case studies and sector snapshots. The reports’ lead authors are members of ITA’s Industry & Analysis team, which provides unique sector expertise for export promotion, trade policy, and foreign direct investment strategies that strengthen the global competitiveness of U.S. businesses. The reports combine the unique expertise of ITA’s sector leads with economic data and the views of ITA’s staff stationed around the world.
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