Containerized US Furniture Imports Jump 7.6 Percent

Containers of furniture imported through U.S. ports increased significantly year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, rising 7.6 percent or 37,722 20-foot-equivalent units, the sixth consecutive quarterly year-over-year increase. Imports totaled 532,943 TEUs, compared with 495,222 TEUs in the first quarter of 2012.

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