Despite rough economy, SD exports strong in 2012
VERMILLION (AP) -- Despite a sluggish national economy, manufacturing exports out of South Dakota have been solid in 2012.
Rock Nelson, director of the state's International Trade Center, told South Dakota Public Radio the state exported nearly $1.5 billion of manufactured products in 2011. That doesn't include grains and livestock. He expects 2012 exports to exceed that figure.
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