Trade Data

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.

Commentary

With economic conditions in the U.S. continuing to improve, the outlook for U.S. imports via ocean container from northern Europe remains highly favorable.

News & Analysis

Traffic at the Port of Qingdao, pictured, grew nearly 6 percent in July as manufacturing indices sent mixed messages on the state of the Chinese economy.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
The additional Hong Kong warehousing capacity from Seko is aimed at shippers jostling for a piece of the largest e-commerce market on the planet.
10 Aug 2016
Surging e-commerce demand and spending in Asia has logistics companies looking to the future.
08 Aug 2016
IHS economist: the volume of containerized U.S. imports will grow at a slower pace than expected in 2016.
Indian exports, such as this handcrafted jute weaving, are rebounding after a slide that lasted more than year.
18 Jul 2016
Indian exports are rebounding from a slide that lasted more than year.
06 Jul 2016
Californian merchandise exporters struggled in May.
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.
24 Jun 2016
European shippers and transport companies are bracing for a potential slowdown in trade and higher costs after Britons voted to leave the European Union.
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. 
21 Jun 2016
The U.K.’s transport sector is on tenterhooks as deeply divided Britons prepare to cast an historic vote Thursday on whether to remain in or leave the European Union.