There are many reasons why the U.S. economy is growing and adding jobs. Tax relief and the reduction of unnecessary and burdensome regulations are two. Innovation is another. This can be seen in the dynamic aerospace industry. In 2017, the U.S. aerospace sector contributed $143 billion in export sales and registered a positive trade balance of $85 billion—the highest that year of any U.S. manufacturing industry. It directly employed about 485,000 workers in scientific and technical ...


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