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Missouri: The green heart of the USA

May 5, 2022

Driven by an emphasis on agritech, the USA’s industrial powerhouse is home to global companies benefitting from world-class logistics and R&D infrastructure

For many business leaders around the world, the centre of the United States is an unknown quantity. New York and Silicon Valley may grab the headlines, yet many companies are now discovering the vast potential in what is sometimes referred to as “fly over country.”

The Midwest United States has a population of 68 million, which is one-fifth of all Americans, making it as populous as Britain or France. Collectively, the gross product of the region is worth nearly $4tn, ranking alongside Germany as the world’s fourth-largest economy.