United States Trade Data

United States Trade Data

05 Dec 2014
Import volume growth at the busiest U.S. container ports is slowing this month amid severe West Coast delays that have put a sour finish on a strong year for container shipments, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.
05 Dec 2014
Total U.S. containerized exports slumped in October amid weakening global demand caused by sluggish economic conditions abroad.
03 Dec 2014
U.S. containerized cargo volumes in 2014 are projected to reach 12 million 20-foot-equivalent units, down 2 percent from 2013, according to JOC Group Economist Mario Moreno. The projected total for 2014 containerized exports barely exceeds the total of 11.9 million TEUs recorded in 2012 and 2011.
12 Nov 2014
Tougher Chinese regulations on imported wastepaper shipments helped drive down U.S. containerized exports in September.
11 Nov 2014
Merchandise imports will slow down in November, but probably not soon enough to help West Coast ports dig out of the congestion problems that continue because of operational issues and work slowdowns by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
Red delicious apples
04 Nov 2014
China has lifted its suspension on Red and Golden Delicious apple imports from Washington state, giving apple shippers an opening to move their record crop to a new market as domestic transport capacity tightens.
22 Oct 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States expanded for the first time in eight months in September on a year-over-year basis, as exports posted relatively strong growth despite a decline in auto shipments, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Japanese Finance Ministry today.
Containerized ocean imports to the U.S. surged 19.3 percent year-over-year in September, while containerized ocean exports from the U.S. slumped 13.0 percent.
19 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of ocean containers reached a record high in September, as retailers expect a robust holiday season, but exports continued to decline from soft global demand, making 2014 so far the worst year for container exports in the past four years.
10 Oct 2014
The largest U.S. container ports are expected to see a final surge in imports, with shipments setting a monthly record in October, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Wooden bedroom furniture
03 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of wooden bedroom furniture by dollar value have increased for four consecutive quarters, driven by an ongoing recovery in the real estate market and falling national unemployment numbers...
18 Sep 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States shrank sharply in August, as exports to the U.S. declined while imports surged at a double-digit pace, according to preliminary trade figures released Thursday by Japan’s Finance Ministry.
17 Sep 2014
U.S. containerized exports will grow in the next five years on the back of a strong construction demand around the globe, JOC Group Economist Mario Moreno says.