Economic slowdown reducing shipments through Vancouver Ports

The first two months of 2009 saw a 25 per cent decline in the number of containers that passed through the Port Metro Vancouver Terminals, a reduction that translated into 89,000 units less units than last year at this time.

The figures to the end of February outline the nature of the world economic slowdown, which has seen a reduction of goods transiting from Asia to North America as the economic situation deteriorated…

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