Thursday, February 16, 2012
Portland business leaders released a new plan to double the region's exports in five years, creating up to 113,000 jobs.
On Wednesday morning, [Mayor Sam] Adams joined with a Who’s Who of the Portland business community to endorse an ambitious plan to double regional exports during the next five years – jumping from $21 billion worth of exports in 2011 to $42 billion by 2016.
“The quality of life here is a good foundation, but it is insufficient for Portland to compete successful in the global economy,” Adams said.
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