U.S. manufacturing exports rose 20 percent last year, with the top 10 markets accounting for more than two-thirds of the increase, the Commerce Department reported.
Exports of U.S. manufactured goods to South Korea jumped 37 percent, the largest percentage increase. Exports rose 34 percent to Brazil, 31 percent to China, 26 percent to Mexico, 22 percent to Canada and 18 percent to Japan.
By The Numbers: U.S. Foreign Trade
The largest dollar increase in manufactured goods exported from the United States was to Canada, a $40 billion increase to $220 billion. Mexico had the second largest increase in value, rising $31 billion to $147 billion. China was third, rising $15 billion to $64 billion.
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