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BIMCO’s Shipping Number of the Week: US imports Christmas Tree Lighting Sets Imports Up 3%

Dec 22, 2020

During the first 10 months of the year, the US has imported a total of 151.4 million sets of Christmas tree lights to decorate their homes this holiday season. Although that represents a 3% rise compared with the same period last year, the figure fails to match the record 189.9 million Christmas tree lighting sets that were imported during the first ten months of 2018.BIMCO has closely followed US…

Port of Los Angeles Cargo Volumes Slip in July

Aug 23, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles moved 684,291 TEUs in July as cargo shipments declined compared to last year’s record month.“Global trade has eased as warehouse inventories of retailers and manufacturers remain elevated,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka…

US Imports of Auto Parts Scrutinized Over Chinese Forced Labor

Aug 20, 2023

Electric-vehicle batteries and other car parts are the latest products under scrutiny as part of Washington's effort to stamp out U.S. links to forced labor in Chinese supply chains, according to a document seen by Reuters, agency statistics and sources…

“Date Rape” Drugs Seized from New Cars Shipped to Australia

Jul 03, 2023

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has charged two people over their alleged involvement in a transnational crime syndicate that imported 84kg of ketamine into Australia concealed inside two new commercial vans.  This amount of ketamine has an estimated wholesale value of A$3…

China's Coal imports from Australia Plummet 98.6%, but India, S. Korea fill the Gaps

Sep 15, 2021

In the first seven months of the year Chinese coal imports from Australia have totalled just 780,000 tons as Chinese restrictions on Australian coal have started to hurt, according to Oceanbolt. This represents a 98.6% drop compared with 56…

China’s 2021 Crude Oil Imports Down 5.7% - BIMCO

Aug 23, 2021

Chinese crude oil imports fell year-on-year in June and July, ending a streak of five months of accumulated year-on-year growth. After the first seven months of 2021, China’s crude oil imports are down 5.7% compared with the same period last year…

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