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Increasing US Exports

**** **** THE WHITE HOUSE WANTON An Economy Built To Last INCREASING EXPORTS Two years ago the President set a goal to double exports in five years, and we're on track to meet that goal ahead of schedule. Because manufacturing accounts for almost 60 percent of our total exports, it's crucial to do everything we can to support manufacturers and take steps that help more American businesses create jobs here at home and sell their products around the world. MORE THAN ON TRACK TO DOUBLE EXPORTS U.S. MANUFACTURERS ARE ADDING JOBS 12 mil Exports exceeded $2.1 trillion in 2011 Actual exports over prior 12 months $2.103 tril $2.078 tril 11.8 mil Needed to double 11.6 mil $1.836 tril 404,000 manufacturing jobs have been added in the past two years - $1.809 tril the first period of sustained growth in the sector since the late 1990s 11.4 mil $1.575 tril $1.575 tril 11.2 mil Dec 2009 Dec 2010 Dec 2011 Jan 2010 Jan 2011 Jan 2012 BUREAU OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS EXPORTING THE BOEING DREAMLINER Boeing employs 8.000 Americans in building its 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced commercial airplane. It represents the promise of American manufacturing, building and selling American-made goods around the world, developing the most innovative technologies, and creating good-paying jobs in Boeing's factories and up and down the supply chain all over the United States. Boeing has orders for 870 Dreamliners. more than 80% UNITED KINGDOM 52 PLANES of which will be shipped around the world. CANADA 37 PLANES GERMANY 15 PLANES JAPAN CHINA 59 PLANES 90 PLANES Boeing is the country's leading exporter with more than $34 billion in total exports in 2011, up 45% since 2006 INDIA 37 PLANES UAE 46 PLANES ETHIOPIA 10 PLANFS Boeing has suppliers in all 50 U.S.states, a supply chain that employs tens of thousands of people all over the country. AUSTRALIA 50 PLANES CHILE 26 PLANES Created: Thursday, February 17, 2012 WHITEHOUSE.GOV

Increasing US Exports

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Building a US economy to last.

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