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June 2016 – China and Brexit Take a Bite Out of U.S. Imports

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · July 15, 2016
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China and Brexit Take a Bite Out of U.S. Imports. U.S. imports fall 1.5% in June vs. year earlier. Chinese economy, Brexit partly to blame. 2016 full year growth likely just under 2%.  Panjiva’s import data provides a timely guide to U.S. trade performance, and comes ahead of official advanced figures that are not published until […]

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May 2016 – U.S. Imports Jump 10% in May

  • By Christopher Rogers
  • · June 13, 2016
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Slowing China Can’t Stop U.S. Import Growth. U.S. seaborne imports reach highest since August, best yet for month of May.  Year-over-year growth of 1.5% helped by furniture and auto-parts even as China slows.  Full year growth could reach 2.1%.  U.S. import shipping activity reached 954,000 shipments in May 2016, 10% higher vs. April according to […]

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Chinese Trade Data: Trade Relations Revealed

  • By michael
  • · June 19, 2014
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Understanding Trends with Chinese Data We know that data, used correctly, can produce great insights. Panjiva’s technology is making it easier to access, understand, and gain insights from data. To that end, we’ve recently enhanced the amount of Chinese trade data on our platform, and we’ve created a new, macro distillation of the data.  Panjiva […]

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Find Customers with Panjiva’s Chinese Trade Data

  • By Josh Green
  • · June 18, 2014
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Last year, Panjiva announced the addition of Chinese Trade Data to our platform, providing unmatched insight into trade with China. This enhancement allowed Panjiva customers to access Chinese import and export data, find previously unknown companies doing business in and with China, and to identify emerging trade trends in China. Today, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve […]

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Chinese-made American flags

  • By admin
  • · June 28, 2012
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With July 4th around the corner — and Memorial day just a month ago — we’re right in the middle of flag-flying season. And if flag imports are any measure of patriotic fervor, this year seems to be a slightly weak one. In April 2012, the U.S. imported 1 million flags at a total cost […]

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Quality Control, Safety, and Sourcing Overseas

  • By michael
  • · March 26, 2012
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This weekend the New York Times published a story about the ongoing criminal trial over the 2008 crane collapse in NYC that killed two people.   In brief, the crane owner, New York Crane and Equipment Corporation, needed a critical part manufactured to repair the crane and the owner found quotes from US-based companies to be too expensive; he […]

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Limits on China’s Rare Earth Mineral Exports?

  • By Josh Green
  • · August 28, 2009
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Thanks to Paul Kedrosky for highlighting Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s article about China’s plans to limit exports of rare earth minerals. Specifically, there’s discussion of limiting exports of terbium, dysprosium, yttrium, thulium, lutetium, neodymium, europium, cerium, and lanthanum.  We took a look at who’s sending shipments to the United States that include these rare earth minerals.  Results […]

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Panjiva in the News: Is April Trade Data Reason for Optimism?

  • By Josh Green
  • · June 4, 2009
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Earlier this week, Panjiva released data showing that, after several months of free-fall, the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. market appears to have stabilized.  Of course, there’s still a lot of risk in the system, as highlighted in many of the news accounts of our analysis.  Here’s a sampling of the coverage: […]

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Reuters, SinoScreen: Panjiva In The News

  • By Josh Green
  • · May 15, 2009
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Thought you’d be interested in some of the recent coverage of Panjiva’s March data, as well as our recent initiative with Sinosure.  Lots of good commentary including, for the first time, thoughtful criticism. Reuters: “On a basic level, the greatest threat companies on the watch list pose is that these factories could go out of […]

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