Friday, April 6, 2012

Tennessee's Growth Fueled by Exports

From the Tennessean: "Favorable exchange rates have boosted the state’s foreign commerce, said Steven Livingston, who tracks exports as editor of Global Commerce, a publication by Middle Tennessee State University’s Business and Economic Research Center. A weaker dollar has made American goods, products and raw materials more attractive and affordable to non-U.S. buyers, Livingston said. 'It’s all from the fall of the dollar and the pickup of the global economy.'" [more]