North Dakota exporters achieved positive growth in 2018 despite uncertainty within international markets. Recently released statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that North Dakota’s tracked exports were up overall by $1 billion for a total of $6.8 billion in 2018. This represents an increase of 16.2% over 2017. Petroleum contributed to about three quarters of the growth but many other segments increased as well, making North Dakota one of the top in the nation for export growth. These figures underscore the efforts that the state’s exporters have taken to build international markets and diversify in the face of global export barriers. Click here for complete article provided by North Dakota Trade Office.