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It’s been half a year since conference delegates in
Recently, the idea of “Atlantica” has come under attack by those who feel its emphasis on improving transportation in the region is misplaced. But the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council begs to differ. In a report released last week, APEC argues that the full implications of changes in global trade have yet to be realized in the region. There are plenty of opportunities for growth in sea shipping, ground transport and air cargo.
The idea that Atlantic Canada could become a major importer of Asian goods to
Another area of transportation that holds great potential is air cargo. While sea ports handle high-volume shipping, airports are increasingly handling the high-value shipping, including all express shipping. In the