The number of accessible truckers in North America to handle container movements has decreased during the past months due to a combination of circumstances. These include a quick rebound in volume at ports and rail terminals, drivers exiting the industry because of the COVID-19 situation, and a slowdown in loading and unloading containers for security measures. “We are seeing trends that truckers are booking up and availability varies between 2-7 days depending on where in the country we are doing a load.
If you plan on expanding your tech business’s market to China, or you want to reduce overhead costs by purchasing parts, you’ll need to understand what goes into importing electronics from China. Specifically, computer parts require some special care and some know-how of importing. In the past few years, China has revamped some of its industrial policies and has become a substantial computer hardware producer on a global scale. It’s important to understand these policies in order to work with a Chinese supplier.
Most entrepreneurs, including Chinese suppliers, tend to avoid diving into toy importing and supplying business because there are many categories of toy products, and finding the right product to sell can be very difficult. Besides, several countries have lots of rules governing the importation of toys, which hinders or delays the importing process. However, the importation of toys, especially from China, is not as difficult as many people think. In this article, we’ll focus on how to import toys from China and how to identify high-quality suppliers.
The Dominican Republic is considered by many the jewel of the Caribbean, and for good reason. The country is neighbors with Haiti which lies to the West side of the Island of Hipsaniola which both countries share. Dominican Republic is a beautiful amalgamation of Savannah, rainforests and highlands offering the best of all these worlds to tourist who flock there for the beaches and exceptional golf courses. But, beautiful resorts aren’t the only things the country is known for.
Revenue from trade in Colombia made up over 34% of the country’s GDP in 2017 and their international trade has been growing and multiplying by five according to the World Bank. The country mainly trades with the United States, Germany, Panama, China, Brazil and the Netherlands. They have also signed several trade agreements with the U.S., MERCOSUR countries which are mainly Central American, Caribbean countries and the European Union as well as ANC countries.
Peru’s economy is classified as an upper middle- class economy by the World Bank. It’s also the 39th largest economy worldwide. Due to economic reforms that took place during the 2000s, Peru has become one of the fastest growing economies globally. In 2011, Peru received a score of 0.752 in the HDI. The Peruvian economy is mainly strengthened by its export sector. That’s what finances the money required for imports and also to pay off the external debts of Peru.
According to the Observatory of Economic Complexity (OEC), Argentina has the 45th largest export economy in the world. In 2018, Argentina became the 29th largest importer of consumer goods from the United States and exported a total of $61.6 billion dollars worth of goods around the world. Considering that the Argentine economy in the late 90s was very unstable due to the country’s rising debt and inflation, it’s safe to say that they’re doing pretty well.
Peru has evolved as one of the star economies in Latin America in the 21st century. It’s the reason why so many international companies are thinking of shipping to Peru in order to expand their business empire. Having an average growth rate of 5.9% in a background of low inflation, Peru has emerged as one among the region’s fastest growing economies. If you’re in the United States and are considering shipping to Peru, there are several factors you should keep in mind.
Located on the southwestern tip of South America, Colombia is well known country for its beautiful ports, old towns and beaches. In Bogota, the capital of the country there is the Museo del Oro, Cartagena has the Islas del Rosario and Medellin has the flower festival. There’s never a dull moment in the country and the ports are a major component of the economic action supplementing the revenue the government collects from these tourist attractions.
Chile’s economy is regarded as one of the most stable in South America. It also has the highest gross domestic product (GDP) per capita throughout Latin America. According to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI), Chile’s economy is the 61st most complex one in the world. It also happens to be the 42nd largest economy across the globe. The imports in Chile were recorded at 68.5 billion US dollars in 2018.