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Truce Called in U.S.-China Trade War

December 07, 2018

A 90-day truce has been declared in the escalating trade hostilities between the U.S. and China after a sidebar meeting at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping. The U.S. has agreed to postpone for 90 days a tariff hike from 10% to 25% on $200... Read More >>
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Web Seminar: Top Supply Chain Disruptions and How to Minimize Risk

Join us for a Web Seminar, October 25, 2pm ET When major disruptions occur, some supply chains break down and take... Read More >>

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Ranked by value of trade, avocados moved up to No. 1 among U.S. fruit imports in 2017 and are holding a... Read More >>

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The ease and healthiness of preparing fish, combined with concerns of over-fishing in U.S. resources and environmental implications has lead to... Read More >>

Snapshot: U.S. Automobile Imports and Exports

As the U.S. Commerce Department examines whether to impose section 232 tariffs on passenger vehicles, data from Descartes DatamyneTM reveals significant changes... Read More >>

NVOCC’s Import Cargo into the Top 25 U.S. Ports Outpaces GDP

Outpacing the gross domestic product (GDP), Non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs) accounted for some 11.25 million 20-foot equivalent containers of import... Read More >>

Web Seminar – Drive Up Sales and Target Qualified Leads with Descartes Lead Generator

You have asked and we have listened! Join us for a web seminar on 2pm, Thursday, August 30 as we show... Read More >>

U.S.-China Trade Tariffs: Costs Start to Mount

As U.S.-China trade tariffs kick in – and more are threatened – the costs are just starting to weigh on business... Read More >>