Panjiva teams up with Sourcing Journal on 2015 State of Trade Report

  • By Josh Green
  • · March 2, 2015
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At the end of 2014, Panjiva and Sourcing Journal invited trade executives from all over the world to participate in a survey about the state of global trade and their thoughts on the coming year. Over 350 people responded, and the 2015 State of Trade Report is now ready! Some findings include: Concerns about Costs: […]

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January 2015 Trade Data: Rough Start to the New Year

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 17, 2015
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The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were down (-5%) in January versus December and were also down year-over-year.  Specifically, January’s imports were 12% lower than imports in January of 2014.   Additional notes: This is the worst start to the year since we started tracking this data in 2007.  Recent […]

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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 michael
  • · 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 michael
  • · 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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