U.S. manufacturing picks up pace while waiting for Donald Trump's policy promises

By The Wall Street Journal

Nov 14, 2017

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American manufacturing has improved during the year since Donald Trump’s election, despite a lack of promised policy changes aimed at lifting the sector’s fortunes.

Instead, say executives and observers, business for makers of items from bulldozers to semiconductors to food products is on an upswing thanks to steady global economic growth, a rise in energy and other commodity prices, and increased confidence.

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