The 20th-century port
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Being at the centre of world time, London benefits from trading with the other major financial markets of Tokyo and New York on the same day.
Multi-billion pound contributor
The financial and business services sector, concentrated in the City of London, contributed more than £20 billion to the United Kingdom's trade balance in 2000.
Maritime services such as ship broking and insurance accounted for almost £1 billion of this total and they employ more than 14,000 people in Britain.
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