Los Angeles is undoubtedly one of the most iconic cities on the planet and its importance as a hub for trade between the US, Latin America and Asia is increasingly significant. The increasing focus on APEC commerce means that the impact of Los Angeles on business decisions that happen along the Pacific Coast will become even more vital.
If Los Angeles were a country... It would be the 18th strongest economy in the world; with a gross product higher than Switzerland, Belgium, South Africa, Hong Kong or Singapore.
The LA Times is the Second largest metro newspaper anywhere in the US
The LA Times has a daily readership of almost 1.4 million. Our reports in the Los Angeles Times appear in the main body of the paper.