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Puerto Rico -- Economic conditions

View Resource 1997 Economic Census of Outlying Areas: Puerto Rico Manufacturing

Highlights of this newly released report from the US Census Bureau include that Puerto Rico's manufacturing industries shipped $46.9 billion worth of goods and employed 163,605 persons at 2,092 locations in 1997. Pharmaceutical preparations were the top chemicals and allied products shipped, while beverages ranked first among food products, amounting to $2.3 billion in shipments.