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April 15, 2000 | Stephen Gregory
The Port of Los Angeles surpassed neighboring Port of Long Beach in the number of cargo containers handled for the third time in as many months, according to statistics released by both ports. Until January, Long Beach had been the nation's undisputed top port for nearly five years. In March, Los Angeles took in 357,267 cargo containers, compared with 350,764 at Long Beach, as both facilities grappled with steadily increasing container volume sparked by record-setting growth in the U.S.
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April 15, 2000 | Stephen Gregory
The Port of Los Angeles surpassed neighboring Port of Long Beach in the number of cargo containers handled for the third time in as many months, according to statistics released by both ports. Until January, Long Beach had been the nation's undisputed top port for nearly five years. In March, Los Angeles took in 357,267 cargo containers, compared with 350,764 at Long Beach, as both facilities grappled with steadily increasing container volume sparked by record-setting growth in the U.S.
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January 14, 2000 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Southern California's trade-related businesses handled an unprecedented flood of overseas goods last year, as the nation's busiest ports at Long Beach and Los Angeles took in record cargo volume. The onslaught aided growth at local distribution facilities, transportation companies, freight-forwarding concerns and other trade-sector businesses in the region. Many companies had to scramble to find workers to keep up with an unrelenting flow of cargo. "Yes, we had a good year.
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January 14, 2000 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Southern California's trade-related businesses handled an unprecedented flood of overseas goods last year, as the nation's busiest ports at Long Beach and Los Angeles took in record cargo volume. The onslaught aided growth at local distribution facilities, transportation companies, freight-forwarding concerns and other trade-sector businesses in the region. Many companies had to scramble to find workers to keep up with an unrelenting flow of cargo. "Yes, we had a good year.
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October 16, 1999 | (Bloomberg News)
Shippers brought a record 181,000 containers last month into the Port of Los Angeles, up 22% from a year ago, as retailers continued to gear up for the holiday season. Some retailers also may be importing more as they prepare for computer problems that could arise when Jan. 1, 2000, arrives, port spokesman Jeff Leong said. Exports from Los Angeles were up 9% in September from a year ago, marking the fifth consecutive monthly gain.
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November 20, 1998 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cargo imports to Long Beach and Los Angeles, the nation's busiest ports, rose in October, and exports from both were down 11% from last year, the latest signal that a strong U.S. dollar continues to suppress overseas demand for American goods. Imports to the busier Port of Long Beach rose 6% in October from a year ago and surged 20% in Los Angeles, harbor officials reported Thursday.
BUSINESS
October 16, 1999 | (Bloomberg News)
Shippers brought a record 181,000 containers last month into the Port of Los Angeles, up 22% from a year ago, as retailers continued to gear up for the holiday season. Some retailers also may be importing more as they prepare for computer problems that could arise when Jan. 1, 2000, arrives, port spokesman Jeff Leong said. Exports from Los Angeles were up 9% in September from a year ago, marking the fifth consecutive monthly gain.
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November 20, 1998 | STEPHEN GREGORY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Cargo imports to Long Beach and Los Angeles, the nation's busiest ports, rose in October, and exports from both were down 11% from last year, the latest signal that a strong U.S. dollar continues to suppress overseas demand for American goods. Imports to the busier Port of Long Beach rose 6% in October from a year ago and surged 20% in Los Angeles, harbor officials reported Thursday.
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