Us manufacturing firms also lead the way on trade

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Unformatted text preview: us buy their off-the-shelf equipment," said Karen Rae, deputy administrator of the FRA and the agency's point person for high-speed rail. "But if we are going to have a new infrastructure in the United States, we are committed to bringing the manufacturing jobs to the U.S. - and not just assembly jobs." "We did send a very strong message that we want substantive investments," she said.>> Impact Module: Economic Collapse The manufacturing sector is key to the U.S. economy Department of Homeland Security, 2012 (Department of Homeland Security, Critical Manufacturing Sector: Critical Infrastructure, June 15, 2012, http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1226007062942.shtm, July 2, 2012; FAS) (The Critical Manufacturing Sector is crucial to the economic prosperity and continuity of the United States. Products designed, produced, and distributed by U.S. manufacturers make up 13 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product and directly employ an estimated 11.7 million of the nation...
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