The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that Ohio's exports increased from $46.4 billion in sales in 2011 to $48.5 billion in sales in 2012, Dayton Business Journal reports. Of that total, Canada purchased $19.6 billion (40 percent) of Ohio's total exports, followed by Mexico, China, France and Brazil. For more, read the International Trade Administration's February 2013 exports, jobs and foreign investment report for Ohio and the Dayton Business Journal story.