Port supports 8,000 jobs, generates $1.4 billion

Friday, September 07, 2018

Main News Photo

The Port of Duluth-Superior generated $1.4 billion in economic activity and supported 7,881 jobs last year, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority said Friday.

Handling 35 million short tons of cargo generated more than $504 million in  wages, salaries and purchases of goods and services in the regional economy,  a recent study determined. Cargo movement and vessel activity at the port  generated nearly $240 million in federal/state tax revenues.

To read the entire article visit Business North

Category: Investors




"2016 Top State for Business"

CNBC


"Minnesota lands back in top 10 of tech-business rankings"

Star Tribune


"#1 State for Quality of Life"

Forbes


"Fastest-Growing State for Technology Jobs"

Dice, 2015


"Among the Top 10 Most Innovative States"

Bloomberg


"Among the Top 15 Best States for Doing Business"

Forbes


"#3 in Overall Healthcare"

U.S. News & World Report