Air conditioner imports rise with summer temperatures

  • By admin
  • · July 23, 2012
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Signs of a scorching summer are apparent all around the U.S.: wilting crops in the grain belt, wildfires in Colorado, and record-high imports of air conditioners. U.S. imports of window AC units hit a 3-year high in March 2012 at $255 million, or 1.8 million units. April 2012 saw the next highest number of imports […]

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June Trade Data – Steady Going (For Now)

  • By Xin Xin
  • · July 18, 2012
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The word from the Panjiva research team: trade activity was steady in June. Specifically, the number of waterborne shipments coming into the U.S. experienced a 2% month-over-month increase from May to June. Previous year’s May to June changes: -1% in 2011, +2% in 2010, -2% in 2009, -5% in 2008. The number of global manufacturers […]

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