West Virginia exports increase by over 20 percent, state delivers second-largest amount of coal in US

12 Apr 2023


Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginia's export market grew for the third consecutive year in 2022 to a value of $7.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's recent trade statistics. This marks a 20% increase over 2021, with an additional $1.4 billion in exports.

“Our continued growth in exports showcases the incredible strength of West Virginia's economy,” Gov. Justice said. “West Virginia businesses delivered quality products and services to 140 countries around the world last year which is proof that we are not only competitive in global markets, but GROWING year after year. Way to go West Virginia!”

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