As US Manufacturing Sector's Check Engine Light Flashes, Experts Fear Impending Downturn

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Published on June 29, 2019 - Duration: 00:34s

As US Manufacturing Sector's Check Engine Light Flashes, Experts Fear Impending Downturn

Signs of weakness in the manufacturing sector have been piling up in recent months from all directions.

According to Business Insider, economists say it's part of a broader downward trend, but trade tensions and tariffs have added even more uncertainty in the sector.

In the United States, manufacturing activity accounts for about 12% of gross domestic product.

However, it holds deep ties to other key sections of the economy, such as supply chains, logistics, and job growth.


As US Manufacturing Sector's Check Engine Light Flashes, Experts Fear Impending Downturn

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