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South America Trade Data
31 Mar 2014
JOC Economist Mario Moreno has lowered his forecasts for the U.S. containerized trade with both coasts of South America.
24 Mar 2014
Fifteen years after China initiated its “Going Global” strategy, its trade with the major nations of South America has increased rapidly, and China has become an increasingly large purchaser of South American raw materials, and supplier of loans and investment capital.
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.
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.
20 Aug 2013
The value of Brazil’s imports soared 25.2 percent year-over-year in July 2013, according to data from Banco Central do Brasil. This is the seventh consecutive month of increases in import value, and the largest jump during this time.
12 Aug 2013
June was the best month of the year so far for U.S. beef and pork exports, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
29 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized exports rose 1.5 percent year-over-year in May, totaling 1,044,837 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
26 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized imports edged up 0.7 percent year-over-year in May, following year-over-year growth of 2 percent in April, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. U.S. containerized imports totaled 1.54 million 20-foot-equivalent units in May, the highest monthly volume since August 2012.
03 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized imports increased 2 percent year-over-year in April, rebounding from a 7.3 percent year-over-year decline in March, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
16 May 2013
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.