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February 20, 2012

Who’s Buying Our Stuff?

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Outside of California, who buys the stuff that we make? Southern California Professional recently reviewed statistics from the Kryser Center for Economic Research in their 2011 International Trade Report. The leading export destination from the Los Angeles Customs District is China, which currently receives more California exports than the next two countries combined (Japan and South Korea). Rounding out the top five are Australia and Taiwan. The first EU country is Germany, coming in 11th on the list. •

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Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth is Founder/CEO and Creative Director of Newman Grace Inc. Established in 1996, Newman Grace demystifies and simplifies marketing by providing great strategies, great creative materials, and doing so in a friendly way that makes clients feel comfortable and cared for. Jerri is an Editor of Southern California Professional. She is an adjunct faculty member of Woodbury University where she teaches Graphic Design. She also sits on the advisory board of directors for Shane's Inspiration (, a non-profit organization committed to designing inclusive playgrounds and programs that unite children of all abilities.



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