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Obama’s ’15 export goal in reach

Cheap natural gas has energized U.S. manufacturing

Posted: April 5, 2013 at 3:06 a.m.

A tugboat guides a container ship into the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, Calif., in February. U.S. exports climbed to a record $2.19 trillion in 2012 — about 48 percent of President Barack Obama’s goal of $3.14 trillion a year by the start of 2015.

Outsourcing is on the way out and domestic production is on the way up as the U.S. trudges unevenly toward President Barack Obama’s goal of doubling American exports around the world by the start of 2015.

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Business, Pages 25 on 04/05/2013

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