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Amid reports of increasingly wobbly economies overseas, California export trade tripped up a bit in May.
Depending on how you look at it, California exports in April did slightly better, or slightly worse, than last year.
West Sacramento will turn its port over to a private operator in July as a last resort to save the 50-year-old facility, which has been bleeding money for years.
A simmering stew of economic factors prompted California's March exports to retreat from year-ago numbers.
On the eve of Gov. Jerry Brown's arrival this week in China, a group of business people, campaign donors and friends assembled for a reception over sushi and roast duck appetizers at the Hyatt Grand Hotel in Beijing.
Back in the doldrums of the recession, California exporters regarded China as a potential savior, a massive marketplace with an emerging middle class and a turbocharged economy.
In his first official trip abroad since taking office in 2011, Gov. Jerry Brown leaves for China on Monday to promote California exports, tourism and greenhouse gas reduction policies, and to open a foreign trade office in Shanghai.
Looking at California exports in February, what was down was actually up, according to trade experts.
Last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Division, California's merchandise export trade was valued at somewhere between $124.6 billion and $164.4 billion. It was either up 1.8 percent over the preceding year or dow...
California export trade started the year on a positive note, but experts found multiple red flags to worry about up the road.