The Department of Economic Development calculates Missouri exports last year totalled $6.8-Billion. The Census Bureau says Missouri ranks 28th among the states in value of exports. About one-third of the exports was vehicles. Machinery, electrical products, and chemical products also were big export items. Our biggest trading partners were Canada – which got more than $3-Billion worth of our exports. Mexico imported almsot $700-Million worth of Missouri goods and services. But some markets showed future promise. Exports to Hong Kong went up 47- percent, to Italy by 29 percent, and to China by almost 20 percent.