December 2014 Trade Data: Solid End to a Solid Year

  • By Josh Green
  • · January 20, 2015
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were up (+3%) in December versus November and were up year-over-year.  Specifically, December’s imports were 5% higher than imports in December of 2013.   Additional notes: December is a notoriously unpredictable month.  Previous years’ November to December changes: flat in 2013, +17% in 2012, […]

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November 2014 Trade Data: Seasonal Dip

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 30, 2014
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were down (-11%) in November versus October, but were up year-over-year.  Specifically, this November’s imports are 2% higher than imports in November in 2013.   Additional notes: Previous years’ October to November changes: -7% in 2013, -6% in 2012, flat in 2011, -2% in […]

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A Very Digital Christmas Ahead

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 15, 2014
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The latest word from the Panjiva research team is good news for the many children who hope to receive digital toys as presents this holiday season: several electronic toys have seen a dramatic uptick in shipments compared to the same period in 2013. Here are some highlights from the analysis of shipments coming into U.S. ports from […]

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Frozen Fans Aren’t Ready To Let It Go

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 2, 2014
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Yeah, we couldn’t help ourselves.  We took a look at Frozen merchandise, and sure enough there’s a lot of it.  Takeaways: Frozen is more popular than virtually everything. Elsa’s more popular than her sister Anna. Olaf (the snow thingie) is now more popular than Frosty the Snowman.   Get more fun facts about Frozen merchandise.

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October 2014 Trade Data: Still Looking Good

  • By Josh Green
  • · November 30, 2014
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were up slightly (+1%) in October versus September, and again we saw a significant year over year increase. Specifically, this October’s imports are 7% higher than imports in October in 2013.   Additional notes: Previous years’ September to October changes: +2% in 2013, -10% […]

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Safe Holiday Bets: Barbies and Puppies

  • By Josh Green
  • · November 24, 2014
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The holiday shopping season begins in earnest this week, and our annual holiday analysis suggests retailers are feeling optimistic.  Overall shipments coming into the U.S. are up (5% year over year), as are toy shipments (3% year over year). What are retailers betting on?  PAW Patrol merchandise tops the newbie list.  But of course some […]

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Visualize data in seconds with Panjiva Analytics

  • By Xin Xin
  • · November 5, 2014
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Today I’m thrilled to announce the launch of Panjiva Analytics, a new tool to create custom charts and graphs from Panjiva data. For the month of November, it’s available to anyone with a Panjiva subscription and works on all datasets except for Chinese Trade Data. If you don’t have a subscription, you can get a […]

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September 2014 Trade Data: Up Over Last Year

  • By Xin Xin
  • · October 20, 2014
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were down in September from August, but still there was a measurable year over year increase. This September showed levels of imports +7% above imports in September 2013. The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed -3% from August 2014 to September […]

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August 2014 Trade Data: New Highs

  • By Xin Xin
  • · September 29, 2014
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were up in August from July, and there was a measurable year over year increase. This August showed levels of imports +4% above imports in August 2013. The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed +1% from July 2014 to August 2014. […]

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The Surprising Things That Trade Data Can Reveal

  • By admin
  • · September 17, 2014
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Here at Panjiva, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive database that serves as a valuable information source for those with a stake in global trade. In addition to the business value Panjiva offers, as data geeks, we are also often captivated by the cool data findings and trends our technology uncovers. For instance, this week […]

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