More Than 2.4 Million Florida jobs Are Supported by International Trade  


Florida is uniquely positioned for global trade and as we look toward 2030 it is crucial that we continue to strengthen Florida’s
position as a global trade leader.

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  • More than 2.4 million Florida jobs are supported by international trade.
  • 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United States.

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Enterprise Florida announces new jobs in Florida during United Kingdom mission

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced that two companies based in the United Kingdom will add jobs in Florida. The company announcements were made this week during a business development and trade mission to the United Kingdom and Ireland led by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

Joe York, Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors said, “International business is vital to the state’s economy. Announcements like this let businesses around the world know they can find success in Florida. Congratulations to Cloudbanter and IBP Group on their growth and we welcome them to the Sunshine State.”

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By 2030, six million more residents will call Florida home and two million more jobs will be needed. International trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) play a significant role in fueling Florida’s economic and job growth engine. In order to become the number one state in the nation for innovation and economic development, we must continue to attract and retain high-skilled talent, target growing industries and continue to work toward the recommendations set forth in the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Trade and Logistics 2.0 report.



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