West Coast ports team up

Portland and other major West Coast ports rally together against foreign competition.

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Portland aligned itself with other major West Coast ports to stave off falling imports due to globalization and foreign competition.

This week, at the World Shipping Summit in China, the Port of Portland will join forces for the first time with other major West Coast ports, including Long Beach, Los Angeles, Seattle, Tacoma and Oakland.

Along with Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads, the ports are hoping to shake off a challenge from those on the East Coast, Mexico and Canada.

Read the full story at the Oregonian.

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