Manufacturing propels Oregon to top 3 in growth of GDP

Manufacturing propels Oregon to top 3 in growth of GDP

Oregon's 2012 GDP growth was 3.95 percent, slower only than North Dakota and Texas.

Based on new data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, that prowess has catapulted Oregon into the top three nationally for growth of Gross Domestic Product. The state's manufacturing sector led the way, expanding by 11.4 percent last year.

Read more at Portland Business Journal.