u.s. imports

Friday, November 11, 2022

October Imports Tumble at Port of Long Beach

Containerized imports landing at the Port of Long Beach fell by nearly 24% last month amid reduced consumer demand and a shift of imported goods toward the

November 11, 2022
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Monday, November 7, 2022

Falling U.S. Container Imports From China Hit West Coast Ports in October -Report

U.S. container imports tumbled again last month compared to a year ago as a decline in Chinese volumes continued to impact West Coast ports, according to new

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 3785

Friday, November 4, 2022
port of los angeles

This Year’s Holiday Spending Likely to Set New Record

The National Retail Federation is forecasting that holiday spending will be healthy this year despite inflationary challenges and consumers shifting back to

November 4, 2022
Total Views: 894

Friday, October 21, 2022

McCown Report: Falling Imports, Widening East-West Gap, Congestion Improvements, and Pricing Transparency (or Lack Thereof)

Imports into the top 10 U.S. container ports fell 5.5% in September driven by a steep drop on the West Coast, industry veteran John McCown said in his latest

October 21, 2022
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Thursday, October 20, 2022
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U.S. Container Imports Tumble as Supply Stress Gives Way to Slack

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Oct 20 (Reuters) – After more than two years of surging demand, the volume of container imports coming through U.S.

October 20, 2022
Total Views: 3187

Monday, October 17, 2022

Port Houston Container Volumes Stay Strong in September

Port Houston on the U.S. Gulf Coast has reported another very strong month in September as it continued to benefit from shifted inbound trade flows in the

October 17, 2022
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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Port of Savannah Sees Signs of Market Correction

Cargo volumes through the Port of Savannah tumbled more than 7 percent in September in part due to impacts related to Hurricane Ian. Even so, the port closed

October 13, 2022
Total Views: 3216

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
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U.S. Import Volume Heads South in September, But Still Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

U.S. container import volumes have finally started to fall off the proverbial cliff that some in the industry have been predicting for months. Data analytics

October 11, 2022
Total Views: 844

Thursday, September 22, 2022

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: 2499

Friday, September 16, 2022

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: 1457

Thursday, September 15, 2022
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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: 513

Friday, August 19, 2022

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: 760

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

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: 1102

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

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: 2172

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

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: 742

Monday, March 28, 2022

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: 502

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Gasoline tanker

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: 1777

Monday, February 14, 2022

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: 932

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

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 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: 1499