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DIVERSIFICATION OR SPECIALIZATION According to the Location Quotients, Corpus Christi’s economy relies on development in the oil and gas, construction and manufacturing sectors. For Laredo, in addition to oil and gas activity, the transportation and warehousing sector is a key source of economic growth. For San Antonio, its financial sector also appears to be a key economic driver. The healthcare and retail sectors are major drivers for the Brownsville economy. Annual Review of South Texas Economy 35