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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 →


Resin Opportunity Resonates with G&W, Chevron Phillips

Genesee & Wyoming will open a new rail line to transport plastic resins for export to the port of Savannah. That comes as U.S. exports of plastic resins have surged 17.4% year over year in the 12 months to Feb. 28 to reach $22.3 billion. That’s been led by a 34.0% surge in shipments... Read more →


The Remarkable Resilience of America’s Demand for Imports

U.S. seaborne imports returned to growth in March with a 6.7% year over year expansion following a 4.1% drop in February. The improvement came despite a 3.9% drop in imports from China, which likely reflects the effective implementation of U.S. tariffs. That’s been offset by a 17.8% surg... Read more →


Brexit Watch: All Options Open, Supply Chains’ Surge Starts

Following a failure in the British parliament to find a way ahead for Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has called for talks with the opposition Labour Party. All possibilities appear open despite the proximity of the next exit deadline of Apr. 12. Options for cross-party agreement could incl... Read more →


Barge Based Drayage Comes to Charleston, Not Good For Everyone

The South Carolina Ports Authority will invest in port deepening to allow containerized freight to leave the port by barge rather than truck, cutting 200,000 local vehicle hauls per year from 2021 onwards. While growth at the port hasn’t been substantial – total shipments increased just 3.5% y... Read more →

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