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Douglas, Arizona: Characteristics and Possibilities for Economic Development of the Port of Entry. Presented to: City of Douglas, Arizona June 7, 2014. By: Kimberly Hill Intern, ASU for Arizona Arizona State University. Outline. Study Initiation Economic Base Current Trade Patterns

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Douglas arizona characteristics and possibilities for economic development of the port of entry

Douglas, Arizona: Characteristics and Possibilities for Economic Development of the Port of Entry

Presented to:

City of Douglas, Arizona

June 7, 2014

By:

Kimberly Hill

Intern, ASU for Arizona

Arizona State University


Outline
Outline Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • Study Initiation

  • Economic Base

  • Current Trade Patterns

  • EDO/Port Authority Comparison

  • Questionnaire

  • Gaps and Strategic Objectives


Study initiation
Study Initiation Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • Initiated By Victor Gonzalez, City Of Douglas, In September 2007

  • Conducted By ASU Faculty, Staff, And Students

  • Finished July 2008


Study purpose and products
Study Purpose and Products Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • What Is The Economic Base For Douglas?

  • How Does Douglas’s Sister City, Agua Prieta, Compare?

  • What Is The Character Of The Douglas Port Of Entry?


Study purpose and products1
Study Purpose and Products Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • What Does A Survey Of Douglas Port Users Reveal About The Port?

  • What Kinds Of Practices Are Being Pursued By Other Port Authorities?

  • What Practices Should The Douglas Port Authority Pursue?


Douglas s economic base
Douglas’s Economic Base Economic Development of the Port of Entry

Source: For Douglas, Estimated From U.S. Department Of Commerce, Census Bureau, Zip Business Patterns 2005. For All Other Cities: Estimated From Economic Base Studies Datasets, Arizona Department Of Commerce (Using Either 2004 Or 2005 Data).


Agua prieta s economic base
Agua Prieta’s Economic Base Economic Development of the Port of Entry

Source: INEGI, Censos Economico 2004


The douglas poe
The Douglas POE Economic Development of the Port of Entry

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Douglas port development questionnaire
Douglas Port Development Questionnaire Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • 25 Maquila & Customs Broker Operations Were Approached

  • 40% Response Rate Representing $161 Million

  • 10 Responded - 2 Small, 5 Mid-size, And 2 Large

  • 70% Would Use Air Freight Provided At BDI

  • All Noted Adequate Physical Infrastructure Of The Douglas Port


Port authority role douglas port development questionnaire results
Port Authority Role Economic Development of the Port of Entry(Douglas Port Development Questionnaire Results)

  • Lobby In Sonora

  • Develop FAST Or SENTRI Lane

  • Improve Commercial Wait Time

  • Improve Road Infrastructure

  • Pursue Government Funding

  • Lobby In Mexico, Arizona, And The United States


Recommendations for the port authority
Recommendations for the Port Authority Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • Short Term Goals

    • Website Development

    • Information And Lobbying Efforts

    • Marketing Plan Development

  • Long Term Goals

    • Free Trade Zone Development

    • Industrial Park Development

    • Start-up Assistance For New Businesses


Conclusions
Conclusions Economic Development of the Port of Entry

  • Infrastructure Gaps

  • Information Gaps

  • Strategic Objectives


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