BVM - Nov, 2014 - page 124

124 Business View - November 2014
Did you know:
Manufacturing in the United States produces $1.8 trillion
of value each year, or 12.2 percent of U.S. GDP. For every $1.00 spent
in manufacturing, another $1.48 is added to the economy, the highest
multiplier effect of any economic sector.
To compete in the 21st-century economy,
the United States must invest in and
modernize our infrastructure in ways that
• Take advantage of new opportunities
to develop energy resources, such as
development of unconventional oil and
natural gas formations across North
• Exp dite the onshore and offshore
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