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Panjiva: US Imports Up in July 2014

The word from the Panjiva research team: imports to the U.S. were up in July from June, and there was a measurable year over year increase. This July showed levels of imports +2% above imports in July 2013. The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed +5% from June 2014 to July 2014. Previous years’ June to July ... Read More »

Panjiva Helps to Understand Chinese Trade Data

Understanding Trends with Chinese Data Panjiva knows that data, used correctly, can produce great insights. Panjiva’s technology is making it easier to access, understand, and gain insights from data. To that end, Panjiva has recently enhanced the amount of Chinese trade data on its platform, and it has created a new, macro distillation of the data. Panjiva now covers 90 ... Read More »

Panjiva Releases Q1 2014 Trendspotting Report

Panjiva recently released a new version of its Trendspotting report, which is a quarterly look at emerging trade trends. For this report, the Panjiva data team analyzed data from Q1 2014. Following a strong economic pick-up in Q4 2013, values for both imports and exports fell during Q1. Imports dropped 5.42% and exports 3.84% over Q4 2013, though activity in March fared better ... Read More »

What Should be on Your Summer Sourcing Agenda? – Perhaps Look to Africa as a Potential Sourcing Destination

By Josh Green, CEO, Panjiva Panjiva recently conducted a survey to better understand the concerns, challenges, and opportunities on the minds of the global trade community. The responses were promising – most global trade professionals are optimistic about the year ahead.  In addition to optimism, a few other themes emerged – notably, concern about rising manufacturing costs and an interest in ... Read More »

February 2014 U.S. Trade Data: Faltering

The word from the Panjiva research team: February imports to the U.S. were down in February from January. This February showed levels of imports -6% below imports in February 2012. The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed -16% from January 2014 to February 2014. Previous years’ January to February changes: -2% in 2013, -20% in 2012, -15% ... Read More »

BIIA Member Panjiva in the News

Panjivas’s Josh Green Named a “Pro to Know” for Commitment to Supply Chain Transparency Josh Green, Co-founder and CEO of Panjiva was recently named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his contributions in bringing transparency to the global supply chain. Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognized Josh and the entire Panjiva team for pushing the boundaries of how ... Read More »

Panjiva: US January Imports Up 9%

The word from the Panjiva research team: January imports to the U.S. were up in January from December.  This January also had levels of imports 9% above imports in January 2012.  The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed +7% from December 2013 to January 2014. Previous years’ December to January changes: -1% in 2013, +11.5% in 2012, ... Read More »

Panjiva: Supply Chain Wage Inflation Worries Buyers and Suppliers

Last Fall BIIA member Panjiva kicked off a new State of Trade Survey to Panjiva members.   These members are a cross section of people who use trade data:  buyers, sellers, and people who research or analyze trade in other capacities. BIIA has just received Panjiva’s report which has the aim of showing how individuals working in trade see how the world is ... Read More »

Panjiva Unveils Network View

Panjiva announces the launch of Panjiva’s Network View tool, a detailed, interactive visualization of trade networks.  The tool provides the fastest and easiest way to get a snapshot of a company’s entire trading network. To view the interactive networks, simply visit any Panjiva profile with customs data and click on the ‘Suppliers’ or ‘Customers’ tab and select the Network View ... Read More »

Holiday Season: Elfs are In …

BIIA member Panjiva is happy to report that ‘Elf on the Shelf mania’ is, in fact, bigger than ever this holiday season. Shipments of Elf on the Shelf-related merchandise coming into U.S. ports have increased more than 3x August through October this year compared to the same period in 2012. This is the time when most shipments arrive at ports ... Read More »

Panjiva: Shipments in Imports to the U.S. Declined in September

The word from the BIIA member Panjiva research team:  September showed a dip in imports to the U.S., but overall the numbers are still high.  The numbers of waterborne shipments coming into the U.S. dipped -6% from August to September 2013. Previous years’ August to September changes: -4% in 2012, -8% in 2011, -7% in 2010, -5% in 2009, and ... Read More »

Panjiva Adds 80,000 Records of US Exporters to Its Database

Panjiva, provider of a business-to-business platform for procurement, has added data on more than 80,000 companies exporting goods from U.S. ports. Panjiva draws on data from U.S. Customs and processes it to generate information about a supplier’s history. The resulting company profile includes detailed information such as contacts, certifications, sustainability efforts and financial health. Panjiva already makes U.S. supplier information ... Read More »

A Tipping Point for ‘Made in America’?

Could $1 billion save American manufacturing?  BIIA member Josh Green, Co-founder & CEO, Panjiva, asked  recently asked this question in ‘APPAREL’ The Obama administration has earmarked US$1bn amount in the 2014 budget to create the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), a system of 15 manufacturing innovation institutes across the U.S.  The political focus on manufacturing and, perhaps more important, ... Read More »

Panjiva Reports Strong US Trade Numbers for May

BIIA member Panjiva reported strong global trade data for May: U.S.-bound waterborne shipments—at 1,142,399—were up 8 percent annually in May and up 5 percent compared to April. On a year-to-date basis, Panjiva said shipments are up 4 percent at 5,239,084. And the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in May—at 172,656—was up 16 percent compared to May 2012 ... Read More »

Panjiva Partners with ETCN (Export to China) to Provide Access to Chinese Import-export Data

Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced that through a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) it is the first company to make Chinese trade data accessible in searchable company profiles. ETCN is a Chinese information, consulting, and commercial platform helping international enterprises with China import-export trade. Panjiva said it now holds ... Read More »

Panjiva in the News

BIIA member Panjiva is proud to report that it has recently expanded its coverage of suppliers in the Western Hemisphere.  It added 50 million shipping records, covering trade in and out of several Latin American countries, to the Panjiva platform. Through our partnership with ThomasNet, Panjiva users access to over 500,000 suppliers in the United States. On China:  Josh Green, CEO of ... Read More »