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California exports jump to pre-recession levels
California exports jump to pre-recession levels

SACRAMENTO — California's exports are booming, and companies are shipping goods at levels not reached since before the Great Recession six years ago. In November alone, Golden State businesses shipped merchandise worth $15.2 billion, a 14% jump over the same month in 2012, new government statistics show. That's more than twice the rate chalked up for U.S. exports nationally, up 5.9% year over year for November. Mexico was California's biggest single export market at $6.25 billion in September, October and November, followed by Canada at $5.21 billion, China at $4.08 billion, Japan at $3.34 billion and Hong Kong at $2.32 billion. "It's certainly a...

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