Tag Archives: trade

The Great Port Mismatch: U.S. Goods Trade and International Transportation

The Great Port Mismatch: U.S. Goods Trade and International Transportation (PDF) Source: Brookings Institution ➤ Ocean vessels and airplanes move over 70 percent of all internationally traded goods into and out of the U.S., a share consistent with transportation’s modal trends over the past two decades. Trucks, railroads, and pipelines account for the rest.1 There […]

CRS — What’s the Difference? — Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data (May 4, 2015)

What’s the Difference? — Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) The size of the U.S. bilateral trade deficit with China has been and continues to be an important issue in bilateral trade relations. Some Members of Congress view the deficit as a sign of unfair […]

U.S. Agricultural Trading Relationship With China Grows

U.S. Agricultural Trading Relationship With China Grows Source: USDA Economic Research Service U.S. agricultural exports to China doubled from 2008 to 2012, growing to more than $25 billion in annual sales. China surpassed Japan, Mexico, and Canada to become the top export market for U.S. farm products. The share of U.S. agricultural exports destined for […]