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Southcentral PA's 2015 MSA Report

Posted by Brittany Fleisher, Intern

Each year following the International Trade Administrations’ release of their “Metropolitan Export Series” data, we summarize the information for our region. The southcentral region of Pennsylvania encompasses seven Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). These seven MSAs grew their exports by $2.3 billion since 2010, reaching a total of $8.8 billion in 2015 that accounted for 22.4% of the total share of Pennsylvania’s exports. Since 2005, export sales for our region have increased by over 159%. 
Metropolitan Statistical Area 2005 Ranking out of 371 U.S. MSA’s 2005 Total Export Sales 2014 Ranking out of 386 U.S. MSA’s 2014 Total Export Sales 2015 Ranking out of 386 U.S. MSA’s 2015 Total Export Sales Harrisburg-Carlisle 127 $824.1 M 79 $3.053 B 78 $2.926 B York-Hanover 95 $1.288 B 102 $2.024 B 95 $2.076 B Reading 151