REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry - Downtown Atlanta is seen from the SkyView Atlanta, a 200-foot (61-meter) tall Ferris wheel with 42 gondolas, in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, July 18, 2013. The Ferris wheel, which was previously located in Paris, Switzerland, and Pensacola, Florida, opened to the public in Atlanta on July 16.
Assessing Atlanta’s Position in Global Commerce
December 2, 2013,
Georgia plays a key role driving our nation’s goods trade. Supported by large freight hubs like Atlanta and Savannah, the state operates at the center of global value chains, facilitating the efficient movement of goods between markets at home and abroad. Through infrastructure investment and forward-looking policy measures, Georgia continues to pioneer new ground defining the future of freight and how it can better support metropolitan economies.