U.S. manufacturing and agricultural exports to Colombia are on the rise, as the trade agreement between the two nations reaches its one-year mark, according to Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis.
South America Trade Data
18 Apr 2013
U.S. containerized imports from South America inched down 0.3 percent year-over-year in January to 68,580 20-foot-equivalent containers, according to preliminary data from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
10 Apr 2013
The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association has confirmed that exports of fresh fruit form Chile are back to normal, following labor action by dockworkers which interrupted port operations.
09 Apr 2013
Nearly all stevedores from ports in Chile are back at work, following a port strike that halted labor activities and delayed shipments of copper, fruit and wood pulp, ABC News reports.
29 Mar 2013
Stevedores from most ports in Chile are on strike, according to Chilean shipping company CSAV.
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.
12 Mar 2013
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is seeking proposals on whether the U.S. and Colombia should accelerate the elimination of customs duties set out in their respective tariff schedules...
05 Mar 2013
The U.S. will continue to be the leading corn exporter to the world during the next 10 years, according to the U.S. Grains Council’s Chart of the Week, which shows the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s projections for changes in...
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.
28 Feb 2013
CMA CGM will add South Carolina’s Port of Charleston to its Pacific Express 3 service, providing an additional connection for the region’s shippers to ports across Asia.
25 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will upgrade the rotation of the Pacific Atlantic Express Service to include Qingdao, China; Xingang, China; and Pusan, South Korea.
20 Feb 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co., will increase rates on all southbound cargo from Europe and the Mediterranean to Australia and New Zealand, effective April 1.