Fitch Report Says Outlook for Seaports Remains Strong

Sanchez, Humberto
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/10/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32442, p5
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The article focuses on the economic outlook of Fitch Ratings Inc. on the bond transactions of the U.S. seaports for 2006 to 2007. It was observed that U.S. seaports remained strong as cargo handled by the ports is expected to grow 10 percent through 2007. It was observed that the predicted increase in cargo will be driven by the U.S. demand for imported goods, continued outsourcing of production by domestic manufacturers and the economic rebound of Japan and Germany.


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