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    • Canadian exports of manufactured goods to China reached $8.0 billion in 2010, a 175% increase from 2001, whereas exports to the United States fell 25%. At $200.7 billion in exports, it remains our largest trading partner.
    • In 2007, 2.0 million people were employed in manufacturing in Canada, a 4.8% drop from 2.1 million in 2002. The United States had 15.3 million workers in manufacturing in 2007, a drop of 8.3% from 16.7 million in 2002.
    • From 2000 to 2005, Canada's value added per person employed in manufacturing increased 0.2%, compared with 2.8% growth from 1995 to 2000.

    Chart 23.4 Canadian exports of manufactured products, by selected country
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