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Port development and product diversity positions Mississippi well for exports

Gulfport has become the number one port terminal in the U.S., thanks to landing a contract with Tribana, and products shipped overseas from Mississippi have become more diversified.

Gulfport passed Wilmington, Del. as the number one port terminal with the signing of a contract with Tribana, a fruit company based in South America, said Liz Cleveland, director of the International Trade Office of the Mississippi Department of Economic and Community Development.


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