Asia Trade Data

10 Apr 2014
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Osaka in western Japan rose to a new record high in 2013, according to preliminary figures from the Osaka municipal government.
16 Dec 2013
After rising in the double digits year-over-year for four consecutive months, India’s merchandise exports expanded by a modest 5.86 percent in November, but a steep decline in imports helped significantly narrow the country’s overall trade imbalance with the rest of the world.
Shoes
06 Dec 2013
China’s grip on U.S. footwear imports has been slipping since 2009, leaving room for developing nations to increase their market shares.
25 Nov 2013
The Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index, a monthly survey of international shippers and forwarders measuring Europe-based air and ocean freight trade lanes...
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21 Nov 2013
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States widened 38.8 percent in October from a year earlier to 577.2 billion yen ($5.77 billion) as exports surged at a much faster pace than imports, according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry this week.
U.S. containerized exports through August 2013. Source: PIERS
13 Nov 2013
U.S. containerized exports jumped 8.2 percent year-over-year in August, to 1,073,240 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. This was the highest number of exports within a month since March 2012.
India's imports and exports through September 2013; year-over-year change. Sources: International Monetary Fund (via FRED), Indian Ministry of Commerce
16 Oct 2013
The value of India’s imports fell 18.1 percent year-over-year in September 2013, according to India’s Ministry of Commerce. Import value fell to its lowest level since March 2011. The trade deficit shrank more than 60 percent from last September to $6.8 billion, which was also the country’s lowest deficit since March 2011.
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08 Oct 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Tokyo edged up 0.3 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 2.089 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Tokyo metropolitan government.
07 Oct 2013
Falling imports in August helped ease the strain on Indonesia’s rupiah, which has lost 20 percent against the dollar so f
U.S. containerized exports through July 2013. Source: PIERS
07 Oct 2013
U.S. containerized exports inched up roughly 1 percent year-over-year in July, to 966,148 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. July’s slight increase was a rebound from a 4.5 percent drop in June, when exports hit their lowest level since July 2011.
25 Sep 2013
Based on preliminary data, the volume of world trade increased 2.2 percent month-over-month in July, following a 0.5 percent slip in June...
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24 Sep 2013
Japanese containerized cargo exports will rise 3.0 percent in fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, to 5.176 million 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), amid a moderate recovery in the global economy, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.

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