Can we use "manufacture" and "manufacturing" (as nouns) interchangeably?
E.g : The manufacture/manufacturing of this product is very expensive.
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I wouldn't say "manufacture" myself.
I'm not sure I'd use the definite article either.
Manufacturing this ...
To manufacture this is...
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.