WISERTrade Data Cited In The News

The WISERTrade platform and its international trade data and analytics is generally made available free of charge to news publications. Below are some examples of WISERTrade data in use by various news outlets (note, you may need a subscription to some of these publications). If you are an editor or journalist and would like to discuss access to our platform, please contact us at info@wisertrade.org.


Portland Press Herald

Despite trade deal, U.S. lobster exports to China are down in 2020

"China vowed to buy more U.S. lobsters, but year-to-date sales are 23 percent lower than in 2019." ...Read More...

Business North Carolina

The EDPNC is ready to help restore international trade

"North Carolina businesses exported a record $34.35 billion in merchandise in 2019 but started this year facing the economic impact of an unprecedented global pandemic." ...Read More...

Boston Globe

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Mass. businesses face uncertainty

"China was the Massachusetts's second-largest trading partner in 2018, eclipsing Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom over the previous decade, data from the World Institute for Strategic Economic Research show. Exports to China reached $2.64 billion that year - almost double the amount in 2009 - led by computers and other electronic gear, machinery, and chemicals." ...Read More...

Northern Kentucky Tribune

Kentucky leads nation in whiskey exports

"Kentucky led all states in whiskey exports in 2019 at $485 million. That total marks a 326.5% increase since 2004, aided by the bourbon industry's exponential growth across the past decade-plus. The state exported whiskeys to 93 countries throughout the year, with Japan ($91 million), the United Kingdom ($85 million), and Germany ($68 million) serving as Kentucky's top three markets in the sector." ...Read More...

Portland Press Herald

Maine wine and food dealers worry new tariffs will upend business

"The U.S. imported at least $4 billion in wine and $923 million in cheese from the EU in 2019" ...Read More...

Boston Business Journal

Shipping up to Boston: Is timing off for New England's largest port?

"Massport and the federal and state governments are sinking at least $850 million into Conley Terminal. But with international trade taking a hit from tariffs and economic uncertainty, is the timing all wrong for New England's largest commercial port?" ...Read More...

The Oregonian

An Oregon recession? Unconventional trade war casts a shadow

"Excluding electronics, a volatile sector that rises and falls with Intel's production cycle, Oregon exports were down more than 7% in the first half of the year. Manufacturing and timber shipments to China are in steep decline." ...Read More...

CNBC

Midwest farmers continue to struggle as bankers tighten credit standards, report says

"Total U.S. agricultural product sales to China fell nearly 45% in value in the first quarter of 2019 to $2.1 billion compared with $3.7 billion a year ago, according to export data from WISERTrade." ...Read More...

The Seattle Times

Stock shock shows how Trump keeps gambling with the economy

"But the trade war is paramount. Washington's exports to China declined to $4.2 billion from $6.7 billion at the same point in 2018. Aerospace exports fell 57 percent. If the trend continues, China could drop off as the state's largest trading partner." ...Read More...

PR Newswire

Historic response as Texas hosts Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi for "Howdy, Modi!" event at Houston's NRG Stadium on Sunday, September 22

"In 2019 (to date), India is Houston's fourth-largest trading partner, just behind Brazil, China, and Mexico. Further, from 2009 to 2018, trade between Houston and India averaged $4.8 billion annually and was valued at $7.2 billion in 2018." ...Read More...

CNBC

Outlook remains dim for farmers as trade war and weaker growth raise risks, new report says

"For calendar 2018, the U.S. shipped $3.14 billion worth of soybeans to China, down 74 percent from 2017, when it was $12.25 billion, according to WISERTrade data." ...Read More...