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Supply Chain Edge: Mighty microchip buyers

The US has stated that semiconductor export rules “aren’t designed to hurt China” amid a potential tightening of memory chip flows. Yet, mainland China is already one of the largest buyers in the world, with 43% of imports in 2022, and is rapidly expanding its exports in a consolidating market... Read more →


Supply Chain Edge: Furniture flattened, apparel folded

Supply chain activity and retail sales data indicate that the furniture and apparel sectors are in a state of decline, dragging total US seaborne imports down 20% year over year in February. Evidence from memory-chip makers indicates that the tech sector is still in a downturn, although a head... Read more →


Hyundai, digital forwarders top February

U.S. import growth by volume increased to 6.9% year over year in February, overcoming the downward pressure created by the Lunar New Year holiday. Asian routes drove that growth, with imports originating ports other than China up by 17.2% year over year. Chinese ports followed, increasing impo... Read more →


Zim, Amazon lead carrier, forwarder January growth

The growth in U.S. imports is declining as year over year numbers start to use the never-ending peak season of 2021 as their denominator. This can help explain why imports to the U.S. in January fell by 1.2% year over year – every comparison from now on will have to exceed last year’s records ... Read more →


Matson, Amazon forwarding lead December imports; rates inch up

Shipping rates continue to increase out of China, up 1.7% week to week as of the 14th. This was driven by increases in China to Europe rates, up 4.1% week to week and up 126.0% since the end of 2020. Carriers are likely enjoying these increased rates, posting increased profitability at the top... Read more →


ZIM leads 2M, Ceva imports surge in November

Carrier and forwarder markets in November were affected by the continuing rise in ocean freight rates, up 1.2% on average after a lull in October. China to U.S. west coast routes were particularly affected, up 4.2% week to week as of Dec 10, and up 23.8% since the end of July. Other routes imp... Read more →


Amazon forwarding booms; K+N, DSV sustain YOY growth

Imports to the U.S. continued a trend of slowing growth in October, and forwarders were no exception. Overall imports grew by 3.1% year over year, while imports originating in Chinese and European ports increased by 6.9% and 5.5% respectively. This indicates that while they are not immune to t... Read more →

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