u.s. imports


Thursday, September 22, 2022
Ports

Port Houston a Big Winner from West to East Cargo Shift

The Port of Houston has smashed its record for the highest number of containers handled in a single month as some U.S. imports have shifted from West to Gulf

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 1931

Friday, September 16, 2022
Ports

Falling Imports at Largest U.S. Port Hint at Weaker Demand

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The number of containers arriving at the busiest US port of Los Angeles dropped by the most since the early days of

September 16, 2022
Total Views: 1416

Thursday, September 15, 2022
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Shipping

Transpacific Rate Decline and Strong Dollar Could Bolster U.S. Imports

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Transpacific ocean rates might be experiencing a “post-Covid plummet”, but US import volumes remain high and lower

September 15, 2022
Total Views: 477

Friday, August 19, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Ports See Another Month of Gains in July, But Pandemic-Fueled Growth is Fading

While inbound container growth appears to be flattening for now, the long-term outlook spells trouble for U.S. ports. Liner industry veteran John McCown,

August 19, 2022
Total Views: 741

Friday, May 27, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

U.S. Merchandise-Trade Deficit Shrinks Most Since 2009

By Ana Monteiro and Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The US merchandise-trade deficit shrank in April by the most since 2009 as imports fell amid lockdowns in

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 1098

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal
Ports

U.S. Container Imports Jump in April as Coastal Shift Continues

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The seven-week Covid lockdown in Shanghai, prompting carriers to blank a third of export sailings on the Asia-Europe

May 17, 2022
Total Views: 2163

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Retail Ports See Record Imports Ahead of Rising Costs and Supply Chain Disruptions, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 737

Monday, March 28, 2022
Shipping

U.S. Goods Trade Deficit Narrows But Remains Near-Record

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit in goods narrowed in February, but the fall reversed only a fraction

March 28, 2022
Total Views: 501

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Gasoline tanker
Ports

US Tanker Ports Seek Alternatives to Russian Oil

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) Some U.S. producers of gasoline that have relied on imports of Russian oil are looking for alternative supplies amid heightened

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 1770

Monday, February 14, 2022
Ports

Some Relief Expected for Congested Retail Ports as Import Growth Moderates -NRF

Imports at the nation’s busiest container ports are expected to grow modestly during the first half of 2022, but continued high volumes will keep up pressure

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 925

Thursday, January 27, 2022
U.S. China Trade War
Finance

U.S. Trade Gap And Imports Hit New Records

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit unexpectedly widened in December to a fresh record as imports continued to rise, outpacing

January 27, 2022
Total Views: 1653

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Port Of Vancouver, Canada
Shipping

Shipping Cost And Delays Are Prompting Companies To Look Towards Canadian And U.S. Suppliers

By Allison Lampert and Julie Gordon, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Global shipping and supply chain bottlenecks are encouraging Canadian firms to bring

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 1493

Monday, August 16, 2021
port of savannah
Shipping

Georgia Ports Kick Off Fiscal Year with Record Container and Ro/Ro Traffic

The Georgia Ports Authority kicked off its 2022 fiscal year with record volumes in both containers and Roll-on/Roll-off traffic as consumer demand continues to

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 904

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
port of los angles
Ports

Retail Imports Expected to Set a Record in August as Merchants Shift to Peak Holiday Season

Imports at the United States’ largest retail container ports should hit yet another record in August as consumer demand continues to stretch supply

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 481

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Ports

U.S. Retail Ports Continue Record Setting Run as Supply Chains Struggle to Keep Up

The United States’ top ports for retail imports are expected to report another blockbuster month in May as consumers turn to normal shopping patterns as

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1433

Thursday, May 27, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
Ports

U.S. Import Boom Hits New Heights with Little Signs of Letting Up

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Congestion levels at the major North America container gateways are now expected to persist until the summer, as

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1678

Friday, May 21, 2021
Shipping

Federal Maritime Commission Votes to Create New National Shipper Advisory Committee

The U.S. Federal maritime Commission has voted to create a National Shipper Advisory Committee to advise the FMC “on policies relating to the

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 2354

Friday, March 5, 2021
port of los angeles
Ports

U.S. Trade Gap Widens to Near Record as Imports Surge

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to the third-biggest on record in January as imports surged to the highest since mid-2019.

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 1457

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
port of los angeles cma cgm
Ports

U.S. Imports at Full Speed Show Uneven Global Recovery Pace

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A surge of imports into the U.S. economy shows little sign of slowing down, clogging American ports and highlighting

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Thursday, February 11, 2021
port of long beach
Shipping

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Into Summer

Retail imports at the United States’ largest container ports are expected to set new monthly records into the summer as the nation’s economy

February 11, 2021
Total Views: 1964