Access to international markets for U.S. grain supported an additional $41.8 billion is business sales during 2018 over and above the value of the grain sold, according to an Informa/HIS Markit study commissioned by the U.S. Grains Council and the National Corn Growers Association. The study highlights the importance of grain exports to the U.S. economy and jobs. The study says grain exports boosted the U.S. GDP by $27 billion with roughly 295,000 jobs tied directly and indirectly to grain exports.
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