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Exports

A shop assistant displays a "Do It Yourself" chocolate gift box at a gift shop in Qindao, Shandong province of China. Despite differences in diet preferences, more Chinese are acquiring a taste for premium chocolate, a potentially sweet development for the global economy. (credit: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Sweet Tooth Still Sour: Chocolate Makers Look For Foothold In China

When it comes to sweets, Americans may not consider the occasional candy bar a luxury, but the same can’t be said for our counterparts in the Far East.

06/15/2011

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Report: Port Business Uptick Likely To Boost Payrolls

An upbeat outlook for Southland businesses and international trade may mean a surge in hiring in the months ahead, according to one economist.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/18/2011

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California Exporters Ship $11.7B In Merchandise, Set Records

Exporters in California are setting records, shipping $11.7 billion in merchandise abroad in January, the highest total for that month since at least 1987.

03/10/2011

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Mayor: LA Port ‘Putting People Back To Work’ As Exports Surge

Officials say export volume at the Port of Los Angeles surpassed expectations in 2010, which Mayor Villaraigosa says is “good news”.

01/13/2011