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U.S. Manufacturing Productivity Strong in 2009

The U.S. had the sharpest increase in manufacturing productivity — output per hour of work — in 2009 of the 19 industrialized economies for which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics keeps data: 7.7%.

Japan had the steepest decline, 11.4%. For the first time since the BLS began keeping tabs, both output and hours worked in manufacturing declined in all 19 economies, a reflection of the unusually deep global recession.

Source: Wall Street Journal

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