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St. Louis County ranks 56th among counties in highest exporting metros

St. Louis County ranks 56th in trade with $4.68 billion in exports in 2017.

Macoupin County exported $16.93 million worth of goods in 2017

Macoupin County exported $16.93 million worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA).

Woodford County exports down 42.5% since 2013

Woodford County exports decreased 42.5 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Bond County exported $52.88 million worth of goods in 2017

Bond County exported $52.88 million worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 31.9 percent from $40.09 million in 2016.

Tazewell County exports up 195.6% since 2013

Tazewell County exports increased 195.6 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign's engineering program ranks 10th best in the nation, study finds

University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign finished 10th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

St. Clair County exported $0.42 billion worth of goods in 2017

St. Clair County exported $0.42 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Bond County exports up 12.6% since 2013

Bond County exports increased 12.6 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

2 Fred’s stores to close in Illinois

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including two stores in Illinois, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

St. Clair County exports down 7% since 2013

St. Clair County exports decreased 7 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

DuPage County ranks 37th among counties in highest exporting metros

DuPage County ranks 37th in trade with $7.24 billion in exports in 2017.

Madison County exported $1.36 billion worth of goods in 2017

Madison County exported $1.36 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: Rockford area posts 6th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 376 properties in the Rockford area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the sixth highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

McHenry County exported $0.85 billion worth of goods in 2017

McHenry County exported $0.85 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), a decrease of 18.3 percent from $1.04 billion in 2016.

Madison County exports up 79.1% since 2013

Madison County exports increased 79.1 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Peoria County ranks 27th among counties in highest exporting metros

Peoria County ranks 27th in trade with $8.73 billion in exports in 2017.

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