The Entire State Of International Trade Summed Up In Two Slides

The Port of Los Angeles, America’s number 1 container port, is a great barometer for global trade. Its top trading partners are China/Hong Kong at about $122.9 billion, while business with its top 5 trading partners came to $186.2 billion in 2010.

Earlier today we pointed out what Port of LA business development manager, Chris Chase thought of trade and the U.S. economy. Now take a look at two charts that tell you about what the Port does and what its future looks like.

First, here’s how 2011 is shaping up:

port of la 2011

Photo: The Port of Los Angeles

And here’s a look at headwinds:


Photo: Port of Los Angeles

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