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Unformatted text preview: —Colorado is moving in the right direction, helped by growth in both the goods-producing industries and services. Through aggressive economic development efforts that sell the great assets the state has to offer, Colorado is benefiting from companies that are choosing to relocate or grow operations in the state. The attraction to Colorado is as unique to each company as it is to each resident, ranging from a high quality of life and a highly education workforce, to high-tech industry clusters and a general entrepreneurial spirit. In 2011, the goods-producing sector will add 2,200 positions, with gains in Manufacturing and Mining offsetting losses in Construction. Servicesproducing sectors will add 25,300 jobs, with the greatest gains in Education and Health Services, Leisure and Hospitality, and Professional and Business Services. Nonfarm wage and salary employment for 2012 will increase 1%, reflecting a gain of 23,000 jobs. Only three sectors are expected to decline in 2012—Manufac...
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