Archive of: Trade

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Puget Sound tops in West for Q3 exports

With a robust demand for new airliners, western Washington tops all other West Coast markets for dollar value of exports measured in the third-quarter.

December 2017
Centennial celebration countdown commences

Centennial celebration countdown commences

From a fledgling start nearly 100 years ago, Tacoma's public port district has grown into a major economic engine and employment generator. Port district officials are planning a celebration in 2018.

November 2017

‘World Market’ opening at Capital Mall

A new retail store with a global flavor opens this week at Capital Mall in Olympia.

October 2017

South Sound aero reps hail Paris results

Company representatives from South Sound aerospace suppliers were effusive about a successful trade show, as they prepared to leave Paris and return home today.

June 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017

Port of Olympia retirement, restructuring?

Arguably the "dean" of Washington ports financial experts, Jeff Smith will retire from Port of Olympia next month. Managers and commissioners of the port district are considering whether to restructure fiscal roles in his absence.

April 2017

U.S. Int’l trade deficit improves

In spite of how the President characterizes America's international trade position and agreements, the monthly report of the U.S. trade deficit for February shows marked improvement.

April 2017

Maritime container volumes up 8% locally

There are more cargo containers passing over Tacoma and Seattle docks this year than last, even with fewer ships arriving to the docks.

March 2017

Boeing sees ‘blue skies’ ahead

As the global economy continues to strengthen, market analysts at Boeing have a new optimistic forecast of future needs of air cargo planes, which the company manufactures in its Puget Sound facilities.

October 2016

Tacoma Chamber at 132, looks to next gen

At its annual meeting, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber looks to connect with the next generation of advocates for business and community.

October 2016
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