Panjiva, providers of information on global trade and overseas suppliers, reports that activity was high for the month of July. The number of waterborne shipments coming into the U.S. experienced a nine percent month-over-month increase from June to July (compared with a five percent month-over-month increase from June to July in 2011). Additionally, the report found:
• The number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. went up five percent from June to July and
• The percentage of significant manufacturers on the Panjiva Watch List remained steady at 19 percent.