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Kentucky breaks record for fourth consecutive year in 2018 with $31.76 billion in exported goods

Kentucky exports reached an all-time high for a fourth consecutive year with $31.76 billion in goods and services shipped abroad from the commonwealth in 2018, a 2.9-percent increase from the previous year. “Once again, Kentucky’s record-setting exports highlight the momentous economic progress we have achieved in recent years,” Gov. Matt Bevin said. “Our rapidly expanding trade is the result...