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US/Global Monthly Series I
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On the basis of exports and imports, the United States has performed weakly relative to other mature economies. However, the U.S. portfolio consists of a much larger share of services. This greater emphasis on services may in fact be a bonus for U.S. competitiveness with the majority of future growth and income increasingly relying on income originated in nonmanufacturing activities and services in particular.
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