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How Recent Global Events Are Affecting Seattle's Economy

Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer left the Port of Seattle for Alaska on the morning of June 15, 2015.
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Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer left the Port of Seattle for Alaska on the morning of June 15, 2015.

Ross Reynolds speaks with Seattle Times economics columnist Jon Talton about how Shell Oil's decision to stop off-shore arctic oil drilling might affect Western Washington. Also, they talk about how Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the Seattle area could affect the economy long-term.