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:
22 May 2018
A detailed look at JOC's Top 100 Importers and Exporters of 2017 by imports, exports, and industrial sector.
21 May 2018
In 2018, US importers and exporters will be greeted by the strongest international and domestic demand conditions in at least a half-decade. Still, uncertainty regarding tariffs and a tight US trucking market are obstacles that could dampen what many expect to be an impressive year for global trade.
17 Apr 2018
The decline in US exports took place even before trade war rhetoric between the United States and China began to heat up.
06 Mar 2018
US exports are on a growth track, but export expansion could be derailed or slowed if the United States enters a trade war.
23 Jan 2018
The Trump administration announced the tariffs Monday in response to complaints from US-based manufacturers that foreign competition was unfairly flooding the US market with cheap imports.
08 Dec 2017
US import growth is expected to slow in 2018, after an impressive increase in 2017, but the National Retail Federation adds that a recession is not on the horizon.
09 Nov 2017
Compared with the approximately 3 percent increases of recent years, 2017 was a banner year.
08 Nov 2017
The trans-Atlantic spot market has barely budged when compared with the yo-yo swings on other trades.
08 Nov 2017
US meat exports to China are set to be boosted sharply following the signing of a three-year volume commitment by online retailer JD.com.
10 Oct 2017
The NRF said strong consumer demand will result in calendar year 2017 retail sales increasing between 3.2 and 3.8 percent over 2016.
18 Sep 2017
The reduction slightly jars the confidence of the container shipping industry.
08 Sep 2017
An unexpected surge in imports in July will take some of the steam out of peak-season volumes this autumn.
16 Aug 2017
A new bilateral agreement could open China’s huge market to US rice as early as next year.
09 Aug 2017
US containerized imports are forecast to reach the highest-ever monthly total in August.
17 Jul 2017
The shuttering of many plants for three weeks and more, opposed to the traditional break of one or two weeks, bodes poorly for the country’s third-largest export and its second-largest import.
14 Jul 2017
US cotton exporters are anticipating another strong year after containerized cotton exports rose 3.7 percent last year.
29 May 2017
The Top 5 Importers in 2016 combined to handled 2.2 million TEU while the Top 5 Exporters shipped 921,600 TEU.
29 May 2017
Nine port pairs on services between Southeast Asia and the West Coast are experiencing faster transit times than before the new and enhanced alliances launched April 1.
22 May 2017
Growth in US containerized exports continues, but slows, despite uncertainties over the direction of US trade policy, a strong dollar, and growing competition.
09 Feb 2017
Loaded container imports will increase substantially year-over-year in the first half.
28 Dec 2016
Plastic resin exports are poised in 2017 to begin a multi-year surge in volume.
17 Nov 2016
Demand for US agricultural products in overseas markets is negating the impact of the strong dollar and less-than-robust growth in Asian economies.
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.
14 Oct 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s failure put a noticeable dent in US import volumes.
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.
03 Oct 2016
The Port of Virginia is also improving road and terminal gate fluidity to keep its existing local and regional shippers happy after rashes of congestion.
15 Sep 2016
Peak season finally arrives in the trans-Pacific.
15 Sep 2016
Despite strong steel and project shipments in several ports, general cargo volume on the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System during the first half of the system’s 2016 navigation system.
08 Aug 2016
IHS economist: the volume of containerized U.S. imports will grow at a slower pace than expected in 2016.
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.
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.