2017 Report: America’s Global Economic Leadership

In today’s interconnected world, America’s economic prosperity is directly tied to the global economy. The reasons are simple: 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside the United States, and international trade supports 41 million American jobs. This means that the United States cannot turn its economic sights inward and hope to thrive, and American businesses cannot sell only to a domestic audience and expect to compete globally. The Economic Brief makes the case for the economic value of U.S. foreign assistance for American businesses.

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