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Port of Long Beach Economic Impact Study Turns Heads in Southern California

Port of Long Beach Economic Impact Study Turns Heads in Southern California Port of Long Beach
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The Port of Long Beach – along with its neighbor the Port of Los Angeles – is the nation’s largest gateway for international container trade. EDR Group recently completed the Port of Long Beach Economic Impact Study , which quantifies the massive economic impacts of this critical economic engine and its role in the national economy. The study assesses the full range of Port activities, including not only cargo operations, but also cruise passenger services, retail, tourism, and real estate functions. The media has taken note, with stories appearing in publications like the Long Beach Business Journal and Maritime Executive .  The study is available on the Port of Long Beach web site . The study tells the story of the Port’s importance as a job generator for Southern California, the Golden State, and the nation as a whole. In particular, the study found that the Port is connected to one...
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