Manufacturing Exports

Definition
The real dollar value of manufacturing/other prominent industry exports from Racine County.

Why it matters
Manufacturers who export can access new markets and are less dependent on changes in local demand. As demand for advanced manufactured goods continues to increase in developing countries, the region's success in exporting will serve as a measure of the competitiveness.

Performance
—In 2014, the total value of exports from Racine stood at $1.821 billion or 23.8% of all output (manufacturing goods). This ranked the region 153rd of 381 metro areas on the total value of its exports. Major export industries of Racine County are chemical, electrical equipment, and
 machinery.

Benchmark
This metric contains no benchmark data because the purpose of this metric is to track economic trends within the County over time.

Data Source
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI)

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