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ICYMI: Q2 U.S. Chamber Small Business Index is Another Measure of Confidence

WASHINGTON - Last week, the MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index Q2 report showed strong optimism among small business owners across the nation.

According to the Q2 report:

  • 59% of small businesses viewed the U.S. economy as "in good health," up six points from last quarter. 
  • 27% of small business owners plan to increase investment in their company over the next year. 
  • 69% of manufacturers feel positive about the national economy, up 16 points from last quarter. 

"This quarter's report is further evidence that small businesses are flourishing. I'm pleased by these indicators of a strong economy," said House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH). 

For the full MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index Q2 report, click here