April 24, 2015

Missouri Industry Concentrations
According to the Location Quotient (LQ) indicator, Missouri’s most concentrated industry is Internet Search Providers (ISP’s), Search Portals, and Data Processing followed by Management of Companies and Enterprises, and Printing and Related Support Activities. Industries that had LQ and employment growth from 2013 were Transportation Equipment Manufacturing and Telecommunications. Overall, Missouri has concentrated industries in both service and manufacturing sectors, highlighting Missouri’s economic diversity.

Unites States Department of Agriculture Promotes Rural Development
Unites States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) has been proudly serving rural America for over 70 years to enhance economic opportunity and improve the quality of life in rural America. USDA-RD offers housing programs, community programs, business programs, utility programs and cooperative programs. In 2014 the office offered $760,450,901 in loans and grants to Missouri businesses. Click here to access Missouri’s RD website to find out more about current grants and loans available.

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