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Beer Report Showcases National Economic Impact

By June 23, 2023Top News

The Beer Serves America report, released in May by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association, highlighted the major contribution that the brewing industry continues to have on the U.S. economy, particularly following the COVID-19-induced challenges that plagued the industry in previous years. The biennial study found that the U.S. beer industry now supports nearly 2.4 million local jobs and contributes more than $409 billion to the economy—equivalent to 1.6% of GDP. Beer is also vital to assisting with employment rates in the country, with the industry paying for over $132 billion in wages and $63.8 billion in taxes. Jobs filled by the country’s workers include 92,159 brewer and beer importers, 77,847 manufacturing positions, 137,420 distribution jobs, 52,220 agricultural jobs and 979,805 retail jobs.


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