Special report: Liverpool City Region – an international city

LIVERPOOL has long been a city open to the rest of the world.  As England’s second port for centuries, it has been pivotal to maritime routes.

Home to Europe’s oldest Chinese and African communities, it was the major point of embarkation for hundreds of thousands of European migrants to the New World.

The decline of the docks has been closely linked to the overall decline in the Merseyside economy since WWII, and it is hoped that a revitalisation of the city’s port status can be centr... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...