Mississippi Exports, Jobs, and Foreign Investment
- The U.S. exported $2.23 trillion in goods and services for 2015; Mississippi contributed to $10.8 billion
- 11.7 million U.S. jobs were supported by exports in 2014
- 51,892 Mississippi jobs were supported by exports in 2014
- 76% of small-medium enterprise businesses in Mississippi are exporters
- Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula account for 42.2% of the Mississippi's exports
- Japan, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom are the major sources of foreign investment in Mississippi for 2013
- Mississippi's top export industries include: Computer & Electronic Products, Miscellaneous Manufacturers, Chemicals, Transport Equipment, and Petroleum & Coal Products
Other Trade Resources
- Biz Trade Shows - A large directory providing information on numerous types of trade fairs and exhibitions, as well as conferences, seminars, and other business events.
- Events Eye - Provides a total of 14,916 event dates from now to August 2013 with new Trade Shows & Exhibitions added each month.
- Exhibition Network - Exhibitor Magazine Group's online resource for trade show and event marketing professionals.
- Exhibitor Online - This section of ExhibitorOnline, Directory of Shows, lists over 800,000 trade shows and business events from around the world. Offers an easy-to-use search function and allows the user to narrow the search for more focused results.
- Export.Gov Trade Events –This section of Export.gov provides a searchable database of trade events that can be filtered according to country, state, industry, event type, and date. These trade events are venues for U.S. exporters to meet international buyers, distributors or representatives.
- Global Sources Trade Show Center – This site lists trade shows in more than 20 countries and includes show information, details and contacts for all current and upcoming trade events in the covered countries.
- Trade Show Advisor - Educational resource to help exhibitors maximize visibility, sales leads and revenue at trade shows. Articles cover successful tradeshow planning, marketing, exhibit booth displays, giveaways, trade show staffing, promotions, etc.
- Trade Show News Network - Allows users to instantly locate and compare detailed information about thousands of tradeshows, exhibitors and industry suppliers.