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Trade Sabre Rattling Likely Drew in More Steel, Autos in June

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · July 17, 2017
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U.S. import growth probably continued in June, with seaborne shipments rising 3% on a year earlier, Panjiva data shows. That was the fourth straight month of growth, and may be understated if the Petya virus delayed reporting from Maersk. Shipments from the EU led the way in absolute terms with 13% growth, while Vietnam was […]

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20 Most Read Panjiva Research Articles in June

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · July 6, 2017
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Trade policy remained a favorite with our readers in June, with putative sanctions against Venezuela and our preview of a long summer of trade policy events being the most read items. The Trump administration remained busy in terms of meetings – with summits with India and South Korea a focal point – though the government […]

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20 Most Read Panjiva Research Articles in May

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · June 6, 2017
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May was a busy month for U.S. trade policy, our readers’ interests show, with President Trump finally starting NAFTA renegotiations and the announcement of a 10 point plan for developments with China (worth $2.4 billion) signed. The president’s overseas trip ended in a spat with Germany, though Panjiva data suggests that may be the wrong […]

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Tariff Race Back On, Making American Imports Great Again

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · May 12, 2017
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The U.S. import boom extended in April, with seaborne shipments rising 10% on a year earlier according to Panjiva data. That follows an import-driven 17% jump in the trade deficit in March. It will likely increase pressure on the Department of Commerce to accelerate its tariff deficit and trade deal reviews early. Import growth was […]

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20 Most Read Panjiva Research Articles in April

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · May 9, 2017
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Trade policy activity in the U.S. was a major focus for our readers in April, accounting for 11 of the top 20 most read articles. The most read was our outlook for President Donald Trump’s next 100 days, and trade tasks to be dealt with. Meanwhile the machinations of NAFTA, national security reviews of steel […]

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Back With a Bang – Americans Buy More Overseas In March

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · April 13, 2017
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U.S. import growth returned with a bang in March, Panjiva data shows, as seaborne shipments increased 7% for the month on a year earlier and 1.4% for the quarter. The biggest contributor was China with a 21% growth rate, which may prove awkward in the wake of President Trump’s meeting with President Xi. It was […]

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25 Most Read Panjiva Research Articles in March

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · April 12, 2017
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The agonizingly slow grind towards the start of NAFTA negotiations formed the focus of much of our readers’ interest this month – the most-read article was a deep dive into Mexico-U.S. agricultural trade relations. China’s position on new trade deals, whether at the NPC, the Pacific Alliance or vs. South Korea all garnered interest too. […]

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Trump Rush Effect Wanes in February as U.S. Shipments Slow

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · March 10, 2017
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U.S. seaborne imports fell 8% in February on a year earlier on a preliminary basis, Panjiva data shows. That’s the first drop since June and is the first under the Trump administration. It follows a 9% jump in goods imports in January. The lunar new year holiday timing may have had a partial effect – […]

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20 Most Read Panjiva Research Articles in February

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · March 2, 2017
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The first meetings between President Trump and his trade ‘partners’ were the focus of our readers’ attention in February. The top article was our deep-dive analysis of the interplay between the NAFTA countries’ exports, while our preview of his meeting with Prime Minister Abe predicted the lack of fireworks. The logistics industry waved goodbye to […]

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