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In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2015. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion. Over that same time frame, value-added output from durable goods manufacturing grew from $0.87 trillion to $1.18 trillion, with nondurable goods output up from $0.85 trillion to $0.99 trillion. In 2015, manufacturing accounted for 12.1 percent of GDP in the economy. (Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis) -

 

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