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industries. While these nonemployer businesses
provide an important entrepreneurial base for the
Manufacturing Sector in Colorado, it is important
to note that the nonemployer businesses are not
included in the employment statistics described in
the sections that follow. nondurable Goods
About 35% of the employment in the Manufacturing Sector is found in nondurable goods industries, which include the production of goods that
generally last for less than one year. Nondurable
goods employment increased 1.6% in 2011 but
will likely contract 1.1% in 2012, to about 44,400
The largest nondurable goods subsector is food
manufacturing. A complete reversal of food
exports from Colorado occurred in 2010 compared to 2009 as manufactured food exports rose.
However, the idle capacity from the prior year
meant the output increase occurred with little gain
in employment. Domestically, beef prices are being
impacted by slaughter and sales activity in Texas
brought about by the severe drought in the region...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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