Sunday, February 24, 2013

North Dakota Strong Even Without Oil -- Officials

The Bismarck Tribune is reporting:

Some data points:
  • For North Dakota, 2011: $6.5 billion in taxable sales and purchases
  • Manufacturing went from $500 million (2010) to $1 billion one year later (2011)
  • Agriculture: a $35 billion industry in North Dakota; technology responsible for growth in ag

  • For past several quarters, 
    • Williston has surpassed Fargo in total taxable sales and purchases
    • Minot is catching up with Bismarck in taxable sales and purchases

  • Oil produces 20% of state revenue

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