- Imports up 27%
- Exports up 15% (the highest level in two years)
- Empties that leave the port up 35% from a year ago. This indicates that Asia needs US ships to bring goods to the US.
Also the port of LA has seen a container traffic increase by 20%, including a massive 58% increase in empties.
This report not only highlights a surge in demand for US goods from Asia, it also shows that the global economy is continuing to show robust growth as demand for goods increases.