The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership announces the release of Economic Impacts of the Port of Chicago, a report documenting the many contributions made by the Illinois International Port District (IIPD) and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the City of Chicago, Cook County, State of Illinois and Great Lakes region.
The study reports that in 2017 the IIPD and maritime commerce supported:
- 6,381 jobs
- $820.4 million in economic activity
- $514.8 million in personal income and local consumption expenditures
- $192.6 million in federal and state tax revenue