Depressing Month for Sea Container Counts in June 2013

Written by Steven Hansen For the fourth month in a row, export container counts are contracting year-over-year Рcomparing same months in 2012 and 2013, and imports also contracted in June year-over-year. Economically intuitive imports are contracted  year-over-year, but is still growing year-to-date); Exports were again slightly worse month-over-month, and continues to contract year-to-date.

Mixed Month for Sea Container Counts in May 2013

Written by Steven Hansen For the third month in a row, export container counts are contracting year-over-year – comparing same months in 2012 and 2013, but imports did cross into expansion territory. Economically intuitive imports are growing month-over-month, year-over-year, and year-to-date); exports were slightly worse month-over-month, and continues to contract year-to-date.

April 2013 Sea Container Counts Are Still Contracting

Written by Steven Hansen For the second month in a row, both import and export container counts are contracting year-over-year – comparing same months in 2012 and 2013. Economically intuitive imports however are “less bad” (but are still growing year-to-date); exports are also “less bad” in April but continues to contract year-to-date.