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Which areas of the U.S. are most vulnerable to a trade war? The Brookings Institution compiled data from the 382 largest metropolitan regions in the U.S., analyzing how much the economy of each city is dependent on exports. Although the nation's biggest cities are major manufacturing and export hubs, they have larger, more diversified economies that are less dependent on exports. The most vulnerable cities? Metro areas in Indiana, Texas, and Louisiana. This map shows volume of exports (the bigger the circle, the greater the dollar value of exports) and economic dependence on exports (the darker the blue, the greater share exports represent in the local economy). https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2017/01/27/u-s-metros-most-dependent-on-trade/
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