United States Trade Data
PIERS also provides the basis for the JOC’s ranking of the Top 30 U.S. trading partners in containerized cargo:
13 Mar 2014
U.S. containerized import volume fell 7.2 percent year-over-year in February 2014, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
12 Mar 2014
U.S. red meat exports kicked off 2014 on a “positive note,” although market conditions suggest the year ahead could be “challenging,” according to statistics...
12 Mar 2014
Rising labor costs and a shortage of workers in coastal China are two of the most serious problems footwear producers in that country face...
10 Mar 2014
U.S. container ports will enjoy a big increase in containerized imports this month now that factories in Asia are back in full operation following the Chinese New Year celebration.
21 Feb 2014
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the 13th straight month in January on a year-on-year basis, soaring 21.9 percent to ¥1.0 trillion (US$9.9 billion), according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry on Feb. 20.
19 Feb 2014
U.S. beef, Chinese solar panels, genetically modified corn and U.S. software were high on the agenda at annual trade talks the U.S. and China held in mid-January. Chinese officials also revealed the top item on their agriculture wish list: access to the U.S. market for apples grown in China.
18 Feb 2014
U.S. containerized import volume rose 6.2 percent year-over-year in January 2014, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc. Imports totaled 1.58 million TEUs in January. January imports were up roughly 10 percent from containerized volume in December.
11 Feb 2014
Containerized imports at U.S. ports are projected to drop to their lowest level of the year in February, but should rebound strongly in the ensuing months, according to the Global Port Tracker published by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
27 Jan 2014
The United States overtook China to become Japan’s biggest export market for the first time in five years in 2013, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Finance Ministry.
24 Jan 2014
This is the first of a two-part series looking at NAFTA’s legacy, the North American supply chain and the future of cross-border trade.
17 Jan 2014
U.S. containerized imports are projected to increase 6 percent in 2014, up from 3.5 percent growth in 2013, according to Journal of Commerce economist Mario Moreno.