International commerce produces great quantities of trade data, compiled by both governmental and private organizations. This page contains stories dealing with aspects of trade data, both across borders and internally.


Both presidential candidates have excoriated international trade almost to the point of saying it is the source of everything wrong in this country.

News & Analysis

21 Oct 2016
The 2016 US presidential election has been fraught with divisive discourse and reality television-style drama, but the top two leading candidates appear to actually agree when it comes to matters of transportation infrastructure and trade.
19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
14 Oct 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s failure put a noticeable dent in US import volumes.
12 Oct 2016
The world’s factory will focus more on domestic consumption, and its citizens will increasingly sate their taste for foreign goods domestically.
07 Oct 2016
Peak season 2016 has finally arrived, and it looks like it will be short but sweet.
07 Oct 2016
Seattle and Tacoma, which since last year have operated under the Northwest Seaport Alliance, rank fourth in the US as a port complex, but that could change if it continues to lose cargo.
07 Oct 2016
Vietnam is planning a major new port facility to alleviate congestion at the Da Nang Port complex.
05 Oct 2016
Global air cargo demand continued to show signs of strength in August.
04 Oct 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting has announced its expectations for Japan's air cargo trade in fiscal year 2016.
04 Oct 2016
A research outfit affiliated with Japan’s largest freight forwarder has laid out its expectations for the country's container trade.