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Title Port of Gulfport Upgrade to Give Mississippi Greater International Reach
Date Posted 8/15/2012
Description The ongoing expansion of the Panama Canal will provide ports on the eastern seaboard greater access to trading partners across the Pacific Ocean. In particular, the Port of Gulfport is undergoing a $570 million upgrade to assist in handling increased traffic due to the canal expansion. Furthermore, the Port of Gulfport is anticipating increased trade with Russia after Russia joins the World Trade Organization reducing or removing tariffs on various Mississippi-made goods.

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