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Article Date: July 2021
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Retail Imports Continue Momentum in May


Continued strong consumer demand powered a 52% jump in May to 2.33 million twenty-foot equivalent units coming through U.S. ports, a new record for any month, according to the NRF and Hackett Associates. The outsized gains were lapping last year’s shutdowns, but the total also exceeded 2019’s May numbers by a significant 26%. June retail imports were projected at 2.15 million TEU, up 34% from last year, and the next few months are forecast to continue ... Log in to view full article.

 


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