Missouri's economy is dominated by industry. Aerospace and transportation equipment are the main manufactures; food products, chemicals, printing and publishing, machinery, fabricated metals, and electrical equipment are also important. St. Louis is an important center for the manufacture of metals and chemicals.
Small businesses with 10 employees or fewer accounted for more than two-thirds — 77 percent — of Missouri's roughly 182,000 private-sector employers in 2015. Businesses with between one and 49 employees accounted for 95 percent.
Amazon reports that Missouri is 10th for growth in small and medium-sized businesses selling in its stores, while more rural states lead the ranking.
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Starting a Business in Missouri
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