International trade is key to driving America's economic growth

Millions of American jobs depend on America's ability to trade with other countries.

Half of all U.S. manufacturing jobs depend on exports, one in three acres on American farms is planted for international sales, and 49 out of every 50 U.S. companies that ship to other countries are small businesses.

But for too long, it has been hard to identify the everyday workers, farmers, and entrepreneurs whose livelihoods depend on trade - until now.

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39 million
American jobs depend on trade
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98%
of American companies that export goods are small and medium-sized businesses
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6 million
manufacturing jobs depend on exports
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25%
of U.S. farm products are exported each year

Hear from America's small business owners who benefits from trade

 

MEET THE FACES OF TRADE