The value of China clothing exports to the United States jumped 7.9 per cent to US$494.83 billion for the January to October period, according to an analysis of customs data from logistics technology firm Descartes Systems Group Inc. Photo: AFP

China trade war starts to hit US ports as front-loading wears off

  • Warehouses throughout the United States are packed with Chinese goods ahead of expected tariff increases in March
  • Ports handled 1.81 million twenty-foot equivalent units in November, down 11.4 per cent from a record of 2.04 million in October
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The value of China clothing exports to the United States jumped 7.9 per cent to US$494.83 billion for the January to October period, according to an analysis of customs data from logistics technology firm Descartes Systems Group Inc. Photo: AFP
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