Economic Reports Show Seafood, Transportation Industries Contribute Billions to Northwest Economy
Commercial fishing facilities on Port of Seattle property hauled in over $671.3 million, supporting over 7,000 direct jobs in 2017, according to a report released yesterday by the Port. Add recreational boating related facilities to that and the total economic impact reaches $1.3 billion supporting nearly 11,000 jobs.
In 2017, gross earnings in Alaska's fisheries totaled more than $1.0 billion. The revenues generated in 2017 by Port of Seattle vessels from fishing in Alaska-$455.0 million-represented 44% of all gross earnings from the North...
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