While New England isn’t noted for sunshine, the company chose the Boston market because that city has among the highest per-capita solar use in the country, she said.
Forty-six years after Mercedes-Benz planted roots in Southern California, the luxury automaker is establishing its next phase of growth in Long Beach.
In-state businesses shipped merchandise valued at $15.43 billion in March, up a robust 9.6 percent from $14.07 billion in March 2013, according to an analysis of Tuesday’s U.S. Commerce Department figures by Beacon Economics, a consulting firm with offices in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.
Governor Jerry Brown’s California comeback tour was rudely interrupted this week by news that Torrance-based Toyota is moving to Plano, Texas. The runaway car maker shines a headlight on how the South is overtaking California as a commercial and industrial power.
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move large numbers of jobs from its sales and marketing headquarters in Torrance to suburban Dallas, according to a person familiar with the automaker’s plans.
More than 517,000 containers moved through the port in February. Imports were down 2.7 percent, but exports increased 2.1 percent, compared to the same period last year. The number of empty containers sent overseas to be filled with goods dropped 8.3 percent.
After a six-month streak of robust, often double-digit growth, California’s export trade slowed considerably in January, edging ahead just 2.1% over the same month a year earlier, according to a Beacon Economics’ analysis of foreign trade data released this morning by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Sacramento, Calif. – Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), Kish Rajan announced today that Governor Brown has signed legislation to streamline the state’s export certificate program and decrease delays for California businesses looking to export goods.