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We have the resources, data and research to help companies make decisions about their international business expansion.
With a diverse workforce, stable business environment and multimodal transportation network, Florida is a global trade hub and leading location for international business investment. In 2021, $164 billion in goods flowed through Florida’s airports and seaports. International companies use Florida as a springboard to access emerging markets in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the U.S. market. The state is also a major producer of high-value products for the aviation, telecommunications, and medical devices sectors, and is the 7th largest export state in the U.S. with Florida-origin exports of $55 billion. The Trade & FDI reports and data below can guide your company’s international business expansion in Florida.
The International Business Highlights Annual Report is an in-depth report on Florida’s 2020 international business highlights, including employment impact, two-way merchandise trade, Florida-origin exports, top-50 rankings by country and commodity, manufactured and high-tech exports, services exports and foreign direct investment. Click here to view the full International Business Highlights Annual Report and click here for the highlights only. Click here to view exports by metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and here for an overview of our trade statistics.
Click here to view a high-level summary of Florida’s merchandise trade and Florida-origin exports by country and commodity for last year.
Florida’s merchandise trade with Canada and Mexico is generally under-reported because those goods are primarily trucked across U.S. borders. To get a better understanding of Florida exports to these two countries, please refer to the Florida-origin export reports. To learn more about the unique relationship between Florida and Canada, the state’s leading economic partner, please visit the website of the Consulate General of Canada in Miami.