United States Trade Data
PIERS also provides the basis for the JOC’s ranking of the Top 30 U.S. trading partners in containerized cargo:
05 Jul 2016
Slide show: Growth among the leaders on the JOC's Top 100 Importers in 2015 rankings involved tenacity and perseverance in building scale with global agility.
02 Jul 2016
U.S. container trade with Asian countries increased in the 12 months ending March 31, 2016, according to data from PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS.
22 Jun 2016
For those companies ranked in the JOC’s Top 100 U.S. Importers in 2015, growth was driven by more than mergers and acquisitions.
16 Jun 2016
Rapid growth in exports of polyethylene resins will shape Gulf Coast container volume.
24 May 2016
U.S. containerized exports rose in the first quarter of the year for the first time after six successive quarters of decline.
10 May 2016
Containerized imports at the major U.S. gateways are projected to decrease modestly over the next six months.
08 Mar 2016
Containerized imports at U.S. ports are likely to plunge more than 20 percent in March after increasing 21.4 percent in January and 17.1 percent in February from the same months last year, according to Global Port Tracker.
09 Feb 2016
Containerized imports at U.S. ports are projected to increase by double digits in January and February compared to the same months last year, when dozens of vessels were stranded outside of West Coast ports due to labor problems.
31 Dec 2015
Despite growing at the slowest pace in four years, U.S. containerized imports of tableware and household goods reached an all-time high in 2015, riding on the back of increasing disposable income and an ongoing recovery in the home sales market.
15 Dec 2015
JOC Senior Economist Mario O. Moreno expects U.S. containerized exports to end the year down 2.5 percent from 2014 but rebound by 4 percent next year, as global growth bolsters slumping U.S. export markets.
07 Dec 2015
The U.S. will be importing heaps more of holiday cheer this year — 14 percent more plastic Christmas trees and decoration than in 2014, a sign of U.S. consumers’ building appetite for non-essential goods, JOC Senior Economist Mario O. Moreno said.