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PortMiami Cargo Keeps Head Above Water In Downturn

Sea cargo to and from Miami-Dade has dipped only slightly despite the coronavirus, according to PortMiami Director Juan Kuryla, who said he expects improvement through year’s end.

“Year over year and year-end fiscal 2020 … we were only 4.8% down,” Kuryla said. “That is a significant achievement considering the economic condition worldwide and considering some countries have not yet totally opened.”

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Doral’s Economy Begins To Recover

With these words, the Director for Economic Development of the City of Doral, Manuel Pila, explained why the municipality has experienced a rapid recovery after the first months of COVID 19: “We have a solid, spacious, multi-varied industrial sector and area and we are very close to Miami International Airport.”

Pila explained that similar to what has been happening nationwide, Doral has suffered the financial impacts of the pandemic. This was evident not only in the problems that restaurants, shops, hotels, and shops, in general, were having but also in the decline of applications received by the City of Doral for the opening of new businesses.

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