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Trade means jobs

EU exports support 36 million jobs, up two thirds from 2000. Nearly 14 million of these workers are women.

1 in 7 jobs in the EU depends on exports.

EU exports support a significant share of jobs in all countries across the EU.

Exports create opportunities for everyone, both skilled and unskilled workers. These jobs are better paid on average.

Thanks to the EU Single Market, one fifth of the export-supported jobs are located in a different Member State than the one exporting.

EU exports support 20 million jobs outside the EU, including many in developing countries.

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