Trade Works for US

Millions of American jobs depend on America’s ability to trade with other countries. Half of all U.S. manufacturing jobs depend on exports, and one in three acres on American farms is planted for hungry consumers overseas. But for too long, it’s been hard to identify the everyday workers, farmers, and ranchers whose livelihoods depend on trade — until now.

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41 million American jobs depend on trade
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98% of American companies that export goods are small and medium-size businesses
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6 million manufacturing jobs depend on exports
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3 in 5 voters want government to negotiate more trade deals
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To learn more about how trade plays to our country’s strengths and to see why trade is key to our ability to drive economic growth, visit uschamber.com/international-trade-and-investment