The Greater Los Angeles region in Southern California is ranked sixth in the global cities index behind New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Because Los Angeles is its largest city, many people associate the entertainment industry with the region, but the area’s ports, global trade and manufacturing industries are equally important to its economy. Get some quick facts and figures about Greater Los Angeles’ industrial scene below, and go here to see more infographics about important industrial regions in North America.

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