Puget Sound’s Trade and Competitiveness

International Traders: Our Friends and Neighbors
It is not just the large companies that rely on international trade, it is our neighbors and friends, small and medium sized companies and organizations.

More than 80 percent of companies exporting in Puget Sound are small and medium sized businesses.

  • Subcontractors to Boeing
  • Smaller manufacturing companies found throughout region
  • Engineering firms
  • Clock shop in Snohomish that fixes and restores clocks from all over world including many from Japan

Other companies rely on our exporters

  • Janitorial service firms for larger companies that rely on exporting
  • Other service firms

Ethnic populations

  • Asian American exporter-importers
  • Family restaurants importing ingredients


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