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Interest in re-shoring manufacturing to the United States is growing. This infographic explores why, to what degree, and the implications.
to the U.S.
Interest in reshoring manufacturing
to the U.S.is growing
The U.S.is expected to account
for a larger share of production
capacity for goods consumed
in the U.S.
Reshoring is likely to lead to more U.S.
U.S.-based manufacturers that are
“considering” or “actively considering”
moving some production from
China to the U.S.
Around three times as many companies plan to add
U.S. manufacturing jobs within ﬁve years than plan to
decrease manufacturing jobs
that are actively
2012 20122014 2014
Decrease by at least 5% 17%
Increase by at least 5%
Reshored production and rising
exports could create 600,000 to
1 million direct manufacturing
jobs within a decade
But other factors are also inﬂuencing decisions
on where to locate manufacturing
The skilled workforce is one U.S. advantage…
from the U.S.
to gain better
access to skilled
to the U.S. to gain
better access to
Changing cost structures are a
The position of the U.S. has improved against most other
major manufacturing export economies, according to
BCG’s Global Cost-Competitive Index. The U.S. is the
benchmark index score of 100.
+0 +9 +4 +10 +4
China Asia, excluding
in the 2013 survey
How much of
of goods sold in the
U.S. is expected to
be in the following
regions 5 years
71%69% 79%74% 78%
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