Global Port Tracker, produced jointly with Hackett Associates, evaluates and monitors key port data including container import volume, vessel services, congestion, gate operations and new transportation-related projects. This report is available to all NRF retail members.
Imports to see double-digit annual declines even as stores begin to reopen
Imports should see double-digit annual declines through the summer as the economic effects of the coronavirus continue.
Estimated March imports hit five-year low, declines expected to continue amid pandemic
Imports dropped to their lowest level in five years in March, and are projected to remain below through early summer.
February retail imports to see larger drop amid coronavirus
With coronavirus causing longer Lunar New Year factory shutdowns in China , imports could see a bigger-than-usual dip.