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Apparel Unfolding, Protectionist Absence Drive 6% Seaborne Import Growth

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · December 13, 2017
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U.S. import growth has continued to surge, with seaborne imports having expanded by 6% on a year earlier in November. The long-term rotation of manufacturing into emerging Asia and out of developed Asian economies continued. Apparel may be seeing a renaissance after volumes grew by 7%. Continued delays in trade reviews may have been the […]

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10 Most Read Panjiva Research Reports in November 2017

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · December 6, 2017
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President Trump’s trip to Asia was one of the major trade events of the fall, and captured much of our readers’ attention during November. Our preview highlighted the likelihood of a focus on signing new deals rather than setting up new trade relationships. We were mostly right – except for a bilateral trade agreement process […]

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New Record for Imports Likely As Protectionist Risks Fail To Arrive

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · November 14, 2017
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U.S. seaborne imports surged ahead for an eighth month in October, rising 3% on a year earlier and setting a new record of 9.63 million shipments for the first 10 months of the year. Earlier concerns about a protectionist crimp in trade resulting from the policies of the Trump administration have not come to fruition. […]

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10 Most Read Panjiva Research Reports in October 2017

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · November 10, 2017
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The freight forwarders hogged the limelight in October, starting with UPS’s resurgence in U.S. inbound volumes. Panalpina and DSV both confirmed their interest in further acquisitions as the sector continues to consolidate – our analysis shows tie-ups with Asian operators makes most sense. The start of their results season saw DSV beat expectations for a […]

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Record Year Ahead? U.S. Imports Boom as Protectionism Remains Bottled

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · October 13, 2017
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The U.S. trade boom looks set to have continued in September. Panjiva data shows seaborne import shipments climbed 4.9% on a year earlier. That’s an acceleration from August’s 2.2% expansion, and suggests the disruptions from Hurricane Irma early in the month were rapidly recovered. It was also was the seventh straight month of growth, and […]

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New Panjiva Data Opens Door to the Indian Trade Opportunity

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · October 12, 2017
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Panjiva aims to make the global trade more efficient and more transparent, applying advanced data science to raw data to analyze complex, global supply chains. We map the relationships of more than 7 million companies, pulling together an intricate jigsaw puzzle of who’s working with whom, from where and on what. The task will never […]

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10 Most Read Panjiva Research Reports in September 2017

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · October 6, 2017
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Logistics resilience, and specifically the terrible results of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, was the preoccupation for our readers in September. Hurricane Irma’s disruption of 10,600 TEUs of daily handling pales when compared to Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico. The day-to-day business of logistics continued, with a focus on the strong performance of Expeditors and […]

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American Shipping Shrugs Off Harvey To Deliver Another Record in August

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · September 22, 2017
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U.S. seaborne imports climbed 2% to a new record in August, Panjiva data shows. That was the sixth straight rise, to breach 1.07 million shipments, but it was also the slowest rate in a year due to disruption from Hurricane Harvey. Evidence of Harvey’s damage can be seen in a 2% slide in shipments from […]

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10 Most Read Panjiva Research Reports in August

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · September 13, 2017
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August proved to be a tumultuous month for the logistics industry and trade policy. Our readers’ interest in the logistics industry focussed on consolidating market power in the NVOCC sector, alongside comments from DSV that it is looking for new acquisitions. An attempt to quantify Hurricane Harvey’s impact – still being felt – garnered attention. […]

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Imports Break the Bar as Trump Administration Ponders Action

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · August 11, 2017
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U.S. seaborne imports climbed 6% on a year earlier in July, breaching one million shipments for only the second time (the previous being August 2016), Panjiva data shows. Tariff-sensitive sectors continued to lead the way, with automotive industry imports rising 20% (despite a slide in sales) while steel saw a 10% increase. The latter comes […]

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