International Trade News

Diesel
Trucking interests in Southern California were urged this week to lobby for a delay in the inclusion of transportation fuels under the state’s cap and trade law...

India’s merchandise exports rose for the third straight month in June on a year-over-year basis, expanding 10.22 percent to $26.48 billion...

Panama Canal locks project
An arbitration hearing is set to begin Monday in Miami on a contractor’s claim for $180 million in cost overruns for expansion of the Panama Canal.

Top 40 container lines in U.S. import trade in the first quarter of 2014
First-quarter 2014 numbers are in for the U.S. containerized ocean trade, with year-over-year results essentially flat.

Port of Los Angeles
The impact of importers’ contingency plans to avoid any West Coast labor disruptions tied to International Longshore and Warehouse Union contract talks are showing up in second-quarter import volumes.

The U.S.-Asia ocean container trade increased 2.7 percent to 20 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014 compared with the prior 12-month period, according to data from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress is winding up to punt on the challenge of finding a long-term solution to fund highways, bridges and roads...

Site of the planned Paulsboro Marine Terminal.
South Jersey will get its first new marine terminal on the Delaware River in more than 30 years as a result of a partnership between Holt Logistics and the South Jersey Port Corp.

Translucent varieties of DuPont’s Corian® solid surface material.
The top 10 companies among JOC’s Top 100 exporters were responsible for exporting 1,454,700 TEUs in 2013.

Containerized exports from the United States fell 0.7 percent year-over-year in May.
Containerized exports from the United States slid in May, the third year-over-year decline in five months.