By The Numbers: Jeopardizing the National Benefits of Trade Through America’s Busiest Port Complex

The Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (L.A. port complex) are together the nation's busiest container port complex and primary gateway for waterborne trade between the United States and Asia. Last year, the L.A. port complex handled almost $380 billion of trade goods, connecting businesses and consumers across the entire nation to trading partners in Asia. How does trade through the L.A. port complex affect you? 37% of all imports and 21.7% of all exports flow through these ports, touching every state in nation. Learn how this trade impacts your state in the map below.
 

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Port Executive Director Gene Seroka Warns Tariffs Hurt the Nation

Port Executive Director Gene Seroka Warns Tariffs Hurt the Nation

On Nov. 12, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka traveled to Washington, D.C. to unveil a new trade study that shows how tariffs negatively affect the nation.
News Conference: Port of Los Angeles Releases Study on Impacts of Tariffs

News Conference: Port of Los Angeles Releases Study on Impacts of Tariffs

On Nov. 12, the Port of Los Angeles held a a press conference from Washington, D.C. to unveil new study on the impact of tariffs nationwide.
 
Port Executive Director Gene Seroka on Bloomberg TV

Port Executive Director Gene Seroka on Bloomberg TV

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka discussed trade and tariffs on Bloomberg TV, emphasizing "Less cargo means less jobs."
 

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By The Numbers: Jeopardizing the National Benefits of Trade Through America’s Busiest Port Complex (2019)
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