Nearly 10% of Fort Collins-Loveland Economy Tied to Exports
If you don’t consider the Fort Collins-Loveland region a major export area, you would be right. Even so, you might be surprised to learn that nearly 10% of the area’s GDP (gross domestic product) is export related. That’s according to the Brooking Institution’s Export Monitor 2015 report.
Here are some Fort Collins-Loveland export facts:
- Total value of exports, 2014: $1.590 billion
- 7% of the economy comes from exports, which ranks 223 out of 381 metro areas
- 9,501 jobs are tied to export
- Leading export industries are: precision instruments, engine and power equipment, computer equipment, R&D services and agriculture.
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