Archive of: Trade

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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

Heck: No to TPP

Labor leaders hail the announcement from Rep. Denny Heck that he will vote against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

October 2016

South Sound businesses urge TPP vote in letter

A large part of the South Sound’s business community continues to show unwavering support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with a number of local companies and organizations among 74 signatories on a letter sent to the Washington congressional delegation on Tuesday.

September 2016

WCIT applauds longshore union's decision to meet with PMA

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s Thursday decision to discuss a contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association is already drawing praise from industry stakeholders.

August 2016
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