This metric shows the share of the total Florida-origin exports that go to the top 6 countries. Currently, the top 6 countries for Florida-origin exports are: Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Columbia, Germany, and Argentina.
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Industry Diversification Index: Developed by Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University.
This is the real, trade-weighted value of the US dollar weighted by Florida’s trading partners. Movements up in the index indicate Florida’s dollar is getting stronger, which would put downward pressure on Florida’s exports and the number of international visitors. It would also indicate that Florida’s imports might potentially see price decreases.
The Florida Scorecard™ is a dynamic online tool that identifies and tracks key metrics that are important to Florida’s economy today and into the future. The Florida Scorecard gives stakeholders the power to measure progress on a statewide level and within their own communities. Check back often as this information is updated regularly.