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The industrial profile of the United States

Type of Production
For the resources for businesses on managing the manufacturing and the supply chain risk due to the outbreak of the Covid19 pandemic, please consult the report COVID-19: Managing supply chain risk and disruption (Deloitte Canada, 2020), as well as the insights on COVID-19: How to fortify your supply chain (Kearney, 2020).
The World Economic Forum's COVID Action Platform provides useful information on the latest strategic trends regarding COVID-19 implications for businesses, including manufacturing and supply systems. The report Outbreak Readiness and Business Impact (World Economic Forum in collaboration with the Harvard Global Health Institute) offers insights on handling coronavirus by businesses and strategies for effective response and resilience.

The U.S. is the leading industrial power in the world. Industry represents 18.2% of GDP. Its production is highly diversified, technologically advanced and includes the following sectors: petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber and mining.

Professional Associations by Sector
191 professional associations listed for the United States.

Type of Manufacturers

The labor cost in USA is too high to allow the country to be competitive for this type of business relation. Nevertheless in some particular case inside the country, big companies use smaller one of the same industry as subcontractors on some projects.

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