Exports

By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2015
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis is presenting testimony to the Oakland City Council today that questions the wisdom of a proposal to expand the Port of Oakland’s coal-export capacity at the Oakland Army Base Redevelopment project.
By Patrick Burnson · June 17, 2015
Oakland handled 213,260 cargo containers last month. That was the most since it reported volume of 216,276 containers in August 2011.
By Patrick Burnson · June 12, 2015
While many shippers may be on the fence in regard to Trade Promotion Authority, the nation’s major manufacturing lobby is adamantly championing it.
By Patrick Burnson · May 6, 2015
Disruptions at West Coast ports, which were resolved at the end of February, may have distorted the numbers
By Patrick Burnson · April 20, 2015
The Airforwarders Association, which represents more than 360 companies that move air cargo through the supply chain, today applauded an agreement reached by Congressional leaders to advance legislation giving the President authority to conclude key global trade agreements.
By Patrick Burnson · April 17, 2015
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which is bipartisan legislation to modernize and renew U.S. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).
By Patrick Burnson · November 19, 2014
While U.S. manufacturers and retailers have been bemoaning the ongoing labor/management crisis at West Coast ports, the situation is becoming increasingly dire for U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters.
By Patrick Burnson · November 7, 2014
No congestion issues here, as gateway looks for more outbound bulk and breakbulk options
By Patrick Burnson · October 6, 2014
Exports crept 0.2% higher while imports nudged up by 0.1%. The monthly differences versus July were counted in the millions rather than the billions because of the small movements. Indeed, the revision to the July report of a $0.2 billion narrower shortfall matched the $0.2 billion August improvement.
By Patrick Burnson · September 2, 2014
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
By Patrick Burnson · June 17, 2014
Port productivity (or lack thereof) is becoming a key issue in the current negotiations for a new labor contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers.
By Patrick Burnson · April 22, 2014
SAP AG announced the availability of a new application to help centralize processing trade activities, SAP Global Trade Services, processing trade in China. 


By Patrick Burnson · November 16, 2013
Houston is the tenth-largest port in the world by volume, and is playing an increasingly important role in America’s rebirth as a producer of energy-related exports
By Patrick Burnson · October 4, 2013
In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
By Patrick Burnson · September 30, 2013
The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Port of Oakland called for much needed improvements in port infrastructure.

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