U.S. containerized imports experienced a 7 percent year-over-year drop in March 2013, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
Central America Trade Data
22 Apr 2013
U.S. containerized imports from Central America and the Caribbean climbed 8.5 percent in January 2013 to 77,912 20-foot equivalent containers from 71,806 in January 2012, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
09 Apr 2013
U.S. containerized imports are modestly recovering according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
21 Mar 2013
Containerized banana imports into the U.S. rose sharply in the fourth quarter of 2012, continuing a trend of year-over-year growth seen throughout the year.
01 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all cargo in its trade from intra-Latin America and Latin America to North America, effective April 1.
22 Feb 2013
Cosco Container Lines will increase rates on all shipments from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to Panama, the Caribbean (Venezuela, Columbia and Costa Rica) and Mexico, starting March 15.
12 Feb 2013
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates by $500 per 20-foot-equivalent unit on its trade route from East Asia to Mexico and the west coasts of Central America and South America...
18 Jan 2013
Naviera Master Line de Venezuela, a division of Miami-based Master Line Shipping Company, has selected Port Manatee in Florida for a new container and breakbulk service to Caribbean and Central and South American locations.
17 Jan 2013
IAG Cargo, created from the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo, has appointed Rodrigo Casal as vice president of Latin America and Tony Snell as regional commercial manager of the Middle East and Africa...
09 Jan 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced several changes to rates.
14 Nov 2012
When the George W. Bush administration signed the Central America Free Trade Agreement in 2004, skeptics were assured the new pact would expand trade and foreign direct investment between the U.S. and six of the least industrialized countries in the Western Hemisphere.
13 Nov 2012
Global container volumes dropped in September both month-to-month and year-over-year as exports from major regions fell a