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Jobs and revenue at the Panama City Port

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Jobs and revenue at the Panama City Port

Charlotte Crane | 7/17/2013

Panama City Port provides a $1.4-billion economic boost for the region, state and nation, according to a port-commissioned study. “A lot of the impact comes from manufacturers throughout the region that utilize the port,’’ says Wayne Stubbs, Port Authority executive director. The 2012 numbers:

1,163 — Direct port jobs

$54 million — Direct employee wages

10,863 — Total jobs, including port users, suppliers and consumer businesses

1.4 million tons — Cargo moved

$544 million — Local economic impact

$43 million — State and local taxes generated

Source: Martin Associates, Lancaster, Pa.

Tags: Transportation, Northwest

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