International cargo on the Great Lakes declined 7% in 2019

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International cargo on the Great Lakes totaled 38 million tons last year, a number that has dropped 7% since 2018. The decrease is being attributed to a combination of trade wars, high waters that made navigational conditions difficult at key points on the marine superhighway, and all the rain in the spring that took a toll on grain exports.

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