To say that the San Pedro Bay Ports have endured a challenging period is an understatement.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were still grappling with the impact of a trade war with China when the coronavirus hit in early 2020. The months that followed saw cargo shipments decline precipitously.
Then, in a remarkable show of resilience, both ports came roaring back in the second half last year as L.A. recorded its fourth-best year, while Long Beach set a new record.
The Business Journal looks at key aspects of both ports, which play significant roles in the local and national economies.
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