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North Dakota Exports Last Year Worth $2 Billion
This amount was an increase of 5.6% over 2016
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota exported more than $2 billion worth of products last year, excluding oil, which is a 5.6 percent increase over 2016.
The state’s export growth was led by soybeans and machinery, including bulldozers, tractors, combines and farm implements.
The value of machinery exports grew from almost $687 million to $757 million.
Canada, Australia and Ukraine increased their machinery imports from North Dakota last year.
Some exports of crops saw a decrease, including wheat, corn, lentils and dry beans.