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The National Retail Federation: 2020 Retail Imports May Break Record Despite Pandemic

Imports seen during 2020 appear to be headed toward a new record despite the coronavirus pandemic, and remain at high levels as 2021 begins, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report just released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
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PortMiami Cargo Keeps Head Above Water In Downturn

Sea cargo to and from Miami-Dade has dipped only slightly despite the coronavirus, according to PortMiami Director Juan Kuryla, who said he expects improvement through year’s end.

“Year over year and year-end fiscal 2020 … we were only 4.8% down,” Kuryla said. “That is a significant achievement considering the economic condition worldwide and considering some countries have not yet totally opened.”

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