Houston Heads Higher on Mexican Shipments, MSC Does Best — Panjiva


Houston Heads Higher on Mexican Shipments, MSC Does Best

Corp - Ports 661 Mode - Containerized 1005 Mode - Seaborne 1273 U.S. 3297

Container handling through Port Houston surged 22.5% higher year over year in March. That was partly down to the repositioning of empty containers though exports jumped 22.4% and imports climbed 16.5%. Imports from China improved despite the imposition of tariffs. Yet, the biggest increase was a 32.4% jump in imports from Mexico, potentially as a result of shippers looking for alternative routes to road due to cross-border customs constraints. Continued growth may be a challenge after the Port Authority limited the number of large container vessels allowed to use the port. MSC and Maersk...

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