Steady Growth in Global Trade, Report Supply Chain Analysts

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually, and the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent.

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Global trade growth remained in a good position from March to April, based on recent data issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers. 

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually and up 11 percent from March to April, which was below the 23 percent March to April gain from a year ago and in line with 2012 and 2011, which had respective gains of 11 percent and 7 percent.

The number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent annually and was up 10 percent from March to April, which fell below the 2013 March to April gain of 13 percent. In 2012, the number of manufacturers was up 9 percent from March to April and was up 6 percent in 2011.

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Jeff Berman is Group News Editor for Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, and Supply Chain Management Review. Jeff works and lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, where he covers all aspects of the supply chain, logistics, freight transportation, and materials handling sectors on a daily basis. Contact Jeff Berman

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