talent 2025 http://michiganradio.org en More Michigan companies are tapping foreign markets http://michiganradio.org/post/more-michigan-companies-are-tapping-foreign-markets <p>There’s an encouraging story to tell about Michigan companies. More companies are tapping into foreign markets, and that will have a duel result: they’re making money, and creating jobs.<br>&nbsp;<br>Michigan was among 11 states that posted double-digit export growth last year. The Commerce Department reports that we were number eight when it came to exporting merchandise to foreign buyers.&nbsp; It was at $56.9 billion in 2012.&nbsp; That's up 12 percent from the year before.</p><p>Richard Curson is the director of the East Michigan US Export Assistance Center. He talked to us about the successes and challenges we face.</p><p><em>Click the audio above to hear the entire interview.</em></p><p><em>There are two ways you can podcast "Stateside with Cynthia Canty</em>"</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/podcasts/8746/rss.xml" target="_blank"><em>Podcast of the entire show</em></a></li><li><a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/podcasts/8935/rss.xml" target="_blank"><em>Podcast of each segment</em></a> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:13:23 +0000 Stateside Staff 11511 at http://michiganradio.org