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Travel among most potent US exports, study finds

Thursday, September 11, 2014

When one thinks of an "export," one normally thinks of objects that are boxed and loaded onto container ships. But since it involves the consumption of U.S. goods and services with foreign currency, international travel and tourism falls into the "export" category as well — and it greatly outperforms most other U.S. industries in that capacity, according to a new study from the U.S. Travel Association.