Mosaica is not the only company benefiting from a surge in Mideast demand for U.S. goods and services. This year, U.S. exports to the region are expected to increase 56 percent, to $40 billion. Below, the top 15 importers.
|Country||2006 Imports from the U.S.|
|Saudi Arabia||$10.7 billion|
|United Arab Emirates||$10.2 billion|
Source: The Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy
Correction: Our list of the top Mideast importers of U.S. goods omitted Israel. With an anticipated $11.4 billion in imports from U.S. businesses in 2006, Israel should have topped this list.
Darren Dahl is a contributing editor at Inc. magazine, which he has written for since 2004. He also works as a collaborative writer and editor and has partnered with several high-profile authors. Dahl lives in Asheville, North Carolina.