British ports deliver for UK plc

Ports bring £9.7 billion of direct value to the UK economy, 115,000 direct jobs within the sector in 2018 and 431,000 in the wider supply chain plus 277,000 through wider spending - a total of 822,000 - according to research commissioned by the British Ports Association and UK Major Ports Group. Each job is 55% more productive than the UK average, according to report, which was produced by the Centre for Economics & Business Research (CEBR). British Ports Association chairman and chief executive ... [+]

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