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Jun 24, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Macro Trends That Drive International Shipping

Tariffs continue to be the hot topic in the world of international trade these days. The ongoing trade war with China over trade imbalance and intellectual property theft, the recent threats of a trade war with Mexico

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Mar 21, 2019 7:00:00 AM

Trade in the Context of Economic Expansion (Part 2)

From a trade perspective, we can see that today, US import activity is strong and relative to China should stay strong. Why? Well, have you ever heard the joke…

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Feb 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM

A Trade War for All?

Adam Smith, author of the book “A Wealth of Nations” and referred to by many as the founding father of capitalism, once said, “Every man lives by exchanging.” In the context of today’s ongoing trade war between the US

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Oct 25, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The Global Impact of the U.S./China Trade War

As the trade war between the U.S. and China has intensified over the last year, it is reasonable to wonder the question: “What does this mean for the larger globe?” Quantifying the economic effects of a U.S./China

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Sep 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The Tariff Tally... Part III

Earlier this week, the next phase of the ongoing trade war between the United States and China escalated. Starting September 24th (next Monday) tariffs of 10% will be placed on $200B in Chinese goods. While specialized

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Sep 11, 2018 7:49:00 AM

A Tale of $200B Tariffs

For those keeping track, today the United States (U.S.) and China have equitably traded tariffs amounting to $50B each. On Friday, 7 September, the U.S. President announced a potential for another $200B in tariffs

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Aug 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Things to Consider About Trade Deals and Ocean Freight

It is striking to listen to the ongoing conversation on tariffs and trade wars. For example, one can observe a focus on supply chains without actually seeing anything that discusses the specific details of those supply

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Aug 9, 2018 7:00:00 AM

The Tariff Tally… and its Impact?

Just to keep tabs on the status of the global trade war that is underway, the following is a summary of activities to date:

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