ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 16, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A look at the consequences of the global financial crisis introduced; details given of the extent of the world economic problems. [Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan GREENSPAN - says there are signs of the erosion of the United States economy.]
(Long Beach, California: Jane Clayson) The nature of the global economy examined; scenes shown from the Long Beach, California, port. [American Presidential Lines CEO Timothy RHEIN - says imports are up, but exports are down.] Examples cited of the lack of demand in Asia for United States goods.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The tuna overload in the Pacific northwest due to the Asian economic crisis examined. [Fishermen Gary GULDJORD, John LaGRANGE - say the tuna market has disappeared due to Asia.] [Star-kist Foods Debbie BOLDING - explains the appeal of Asian-caught tuna.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The impact of the Asian longhorn beetle on the delicate trade relationship between the United States and Asia reviewed.