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Downturn Predictions Defied as U.S. Imports Spring Up in April

U.S. seaborne imports grew 3.5% year over year in April – arguably the first normalized month following the lunar new year period and earlier tariff volatility. It may be the last for a while given the increase in tariffs on Chinese imports applied from May 10. Imports from China increas... Read more →


Toyota May Hope for Clearer Roads With Argentine Tax Break

The government of Argentina is seeking to bolster its sagging economy with an improved export tax rebate for its automotive industry. The increase, to 6.5% from 2.0% of value shipped, covers shipments to the Mercosur trading bloc and follows a 34.4% year over year drop in exports to Mercosur &... Read more →


Tesla Sees Battery Supplies Falling as Cobalt Feels the Blues

Tesla’s manager for battery metal supplies, Sarah Maryssael, has flagged an emerging shortage of battery metals including cobalt. That comes as cobalt prices have fallen 41.2% in the three months to May. 8 versus 4Q 2018. The collapse in prices may be linked to lower U.S. demand, where T... Read more →


China’s Unpleasant Surprise Has Roots in Autos, Telecoms

China’s unexpected export decline of 2.7% year over year in April has been driven by several sectors. The autos industry has been particularly weak with a 22.8% drop in exports of cars in April, potentially due to a zeroing of shipments by Geely’s Volvo Cars to the U.S. The electro... Read more →

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