June 13, 2014
In the business of seaports, competition for ships to dock and move cargo is tough. In California, new environmental rules make it even tougher. So the Port of Long Beach will soon offer shipping companies two new incentives -- both of which aim to boost business while reducing air pollution.
May 15, 2014
Port spokesman Phillip Sanfield said the jump was in part due to an improving economy. He also said retailers appeared to be importing holiday season goods earlier this year to cover their bases should port labor negotiations fail and affect shipping.
April 30, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed into law a 10-year exemption from state taxes for certain property used for space flight operations in California.
April 3, 2014
For the month of February, the state's merchandise export trade totaled $13.76 billion, up from the $12.70 billion in exports recorded in February 2013. By comparison, overall U.S. merchandise exports increased by just 0.3% during the same period.
Feb. 27, 2014
SACRAMENTO – Bolstering the state’s efforts to grow international business opportunities for California’s companies, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today established the California International Trade and Investment Advisory Council and appointed former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary Eleni Kounalakis as chair.