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.
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News & Analysis
26 May 2015
Canadian containerized imports are slated to rise 4 percent this year compared to last year, according to World Trade Services, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
25 May 2015
Merchandise trade between Japan and the United States is expanding at a breakneck pace, as Japan’s exports and imports both charged ahead by more than 20 percent for the second straight month in April on a year-over-year basis.
22 May 2015
Mexican exports this year are set rise 5 percent on increased demand for automobile shipments and other manufactured goods built in Latin America’s second-largest economy.
21 May 2015
Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the biggest beneficiaries of increased U.S. demand for European goods and materials, according to PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Martime & Trade.
20 May 2015
Palletways, one of several groups offering shippers a palletized freight network in Europe, says it plans eastward expansion as cross-border volume within its network grows.
19 May 2015
Footwear importers are doing more business in Southeast Asia than ever before, and imports from that region will grow even faster if the U.S. approves the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
19 May 2015
Sluggish demand and unfavorable exchange rates are driving down U.S. containerized exports to Africa and having the reverse effect on American imports from the continent.
18 May 2015
The number of tractor-trailers crossing U.S. borders rose 2.4 percent in the first quarter, following a 4 percent increase last year, according to Department of Transportation data. Border crossings between the U.S. and Mexico outpaced U.S.-Canadian truck traffic.
18 May 2015
India’s exports got off to a disappointing start in fiscal year 2015-16, with shipments to the rest of the world in April — the first fiscal month — recording a 14 percent year-over-year decline, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
15 May 2015
The new energy independence of the U.S. has sent African imports of crude oil plummeting, according to PIERS, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Maritime and Trade.