Global Port Tracker

Global Port Tracker, produced jointly with Hackett Associates, evaluates and monitors key port data including container import volume, vessel services, congestion, gate operations and new transportation-related projects. This report is available to all NRF retail members.


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Trade and tariffs between the U.S. and China
Retail Imports Remain High
Imports will return to normal growth in 2022 but volumes will remain high, according to NRF's Global Port Tracker.
Importing goods
2021 Retail Imports to Show Record Growth
Imports are expected to end 2021 with both the largest volume and fastest growth on record despite COVID-19.
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Container cargo ship in port
Retail Imports Near Record Pace
Imports at congested ports should remain at near-record levels as retailers rush holiday merchandise to shelves.
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