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Number 16 of 53
Fred Dews |
November 7, 2013 4:04pm
In this edition of Brookings Data Now, featuring the number "9": U.S. trade in North America; China's electronic chip industry; U.S. metro areas contribute most to national GDP; most "cash for clunkers" vehicles were _____ (?); a tangible effect of the government shutdown.
U.S. trade with Canada amounts to over $505 billion, and with Mexico, nearly $380 billion.
China is a global leader in the semi-conductor industry; it's 2012 revenue is over 14 times that of 2003.
America's 388 metropolitan areas are home to 84% of the population and generate 91% of U.S. GDP.
Because of furloughs as the NTSB, investigations were halted, in addition to many other activities.
Only 2 percent were Volkswagens, and less than a tenth of a percent were Volvos.
Colleen Lineweaver contributed to this post.
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