Missouri Signs Trade Pact With Canadian Province

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Missouri has reached a trade agreement with Quebec that is estimated to be worth $3.2 billion and would boost Missouri exports to the Canadian province by 15 percent by 2018, in sectors including aerospace, agriculture and manufacturing. The agreement, which calls for that amount of Missouri products to be sold over the next four years, was signed by Missouri’s director of economic development and Quebec’s minister of industrial policy.

Gov. Jay Nixon announced the deal while on a trade mission to Canada, the state’s largest export market, which purchased $4 billion in Missouri goods in 2013.

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