CREDIT: Daryl Peveto/LUCEO for The Wall Street Journal.Exports 2032..Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2010 - A view of shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach. A decline in U.S. consumption has left exports short of a good exit strategy. In 2009, imports fell 28%. This has created a bottleneck for exports, which need the shipping containers to move product overseas. ..