Governor Doug Ducey and former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl discussed Arizona’s international trade relationships at the 14th Annual International State of the State yesterday.
“The responsible and sustainable growth in Arizona doesn’t just have its roots locally, it’s international,” Gov. Ducey said.
He said two-way trade between Arizona and Mexico for 2018 increased 7.7 percent totaling $16.6 billion, and Arizona’s two-way trade with Canada increased 2.4 percent.
“Arizona is proud to have exported over $22 billion dollars in goods all around the world last year,” he said.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with the nation’s neighbors in Canada and Mexico impacts the economy, but it goes beyond that.
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