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Small Firms Can No Longer Ignore Globalization
Find out how the little shakers and movers -- entrepreneurs and small businesses -- lead the way on Illinois exports.
A total of 16,902 companies exported goods from Illinois locations in 2008. Of those, 15,170 (90%) were small and medium-sized enterprises, with fewer than 500 employees.Read the entire post here.
Small and medium-sized firms generated over one-fifth (22%) of Illinois' total exports of merchandise in 2008.
Posted by: The Global Small Business Blog