The state last year saw 14 percent growth in export-related jobs, and goods are currently shipped to 201 countries, according to the Mississippi Development Authority. Energy-related exports top the list. Read more at the Clarion Ledger. 


Top 2013 exports by dollar value:
1. Petroleum, coal products: $4.2 billion
2. Chemicals: $1.6 billion
3. Transportation equipment: $1.1 billion
4. Computers/electronics: $980.8 million
5. Paper: $801.2 million