Importance of Mega Ports in International Trade
Most countries have faced problems when inspecting their cargo containers. The countries have not been able to scan the containers using radiation. This has resulted to more problems in the country. In addition, before the construction of mega ports, it was difficulty for countries to participate in international trade. This affected productivity and profits in the countries (Bureau of National Affairs, 2003).
The ports are currently being differentiated by their ability to handle containers ships well. The United States government decided to construct the mega ports to enabled effective inspection of cargo containers before they arrive at the shore. The mega porters are developed using the current technology to enabled them to handle cargo and also scan them.
The mega ports are important to international trade. First, the mega ports have helped improve production in the countries. The ports have helped countries ship goods easily. This has increased the sales in the countries. The countries offer unrestricted export and import of goods. This has helped increased production in the country.
In addition, the mega ports have helped improve efficiency in handling and inspection of goods. Most countries are able to get their cargo containers easily through the mega ports. Also, the countries are able to inspect their goods before they reach the destination. The countries inspect goods using current technology like radiation. The mega ports have also reduced the cost of transporting goods and manufacturing cost. This has in turn increased sales in the country. Lastly, the mega profits have helped link different countries, hence improving international trade (Bureau of National Affairs, 2003).
Bureau of National Affairs ( Arlington,Va).(2003).International trade reporter, Volume 20. The Bureau of National Affairs