September 13, 2019
Shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Signs deals with Indonesian, Danish port operators
The Port of Los Angeles has pledged to collaborate with entities from Northern Europe and Indonesia on port operations, technology and more.
The nation’s two busiest ports saw imports plummet in September when a range of Chinese goods were hit with a 15% tariff. Imports dropped 14% in September — the worst decline in more than a year.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Port of Los Angeles unveiled one of 16 zero-emission technology projects for the port, including the world’s first all-electric top handlers.
Imports at the San Pedro Bay ports were flat in August while exports slid as the U.S.-China trade war drags on. Imports at the L.A. and Long Beach ports, the nation’s largest hub for Asian trade, were near flat for the second consecutive month.