Trading Partners: Summary Report

Export Evolution, Logistics and Valley Economic Development

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Farm exports add to Valley Economy

California agricultural exports support more than 1 million jobs in the state, according to Jeff Williamson, state director for the California Community Colleges Centers for International Trade and Development. To read more about the Trading Partners session click read below.
Credit: California Farm Bureau Federation

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The Impact of Mega Container Vessels on U.S. Port Authorities

The average size of container vessels calling U.S. ports has grown considerably over the past five years, and the trend towards even larger vessels is expected to continue in the years to come. According to industry analysts, almost half of current ship orders are for vessels exceeding 12,000 TEU’s. By Dr. Noel Hacegaba - Port of Long Beach, California

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